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Offshore Waters Forecast (E Pacific Offshore of Mexico) (Text)



436 
FZPN27 KNHC 250121
OFFPZ7

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

Offshore Waters Forecast for the E Pacific within 250 nm of
Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PMZ001-251330-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Mexico
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front will approach Baja California 
Norte tonight. Winds will rapidly increase to strong to near 
gale force late tonight and early Mon morning. Gale force winds 
are forecast Mon afternoon through evening from 29N to 31N in 
the northern Gulf of California, and N of 31N west of Baja 
California Norte. Strong winds are expected elsewhere north of 
Punta Eugenia through Tue/ Large NW swell will accompany this 
system with a significant risk of hazardous surf north of Punta 
Eugenia Mon through Tue night. Fresh to strong northerly winds 
are forecast from the southern Gulf of California to near Cabo 
Corrientes Tue night through Wed. Gale force northerly winds are 
possible in the Gulf of Tehuantepec Wed night through the end of 
the week. Another large NW swell event is possible west of Baja 
California Thu through the end of the week.

$$

PMZ009-251330-
Mexico Border S to 29N within 60 nm of shore-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt late.
Seas 12 to 18 ft in W to NW swell. Period 20 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30
kt late. Seas 13 to 20 ft in W to NW swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 kt in the 
afternoon. Seas 11 to 17 ft in W to NW swell. Period 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ011-251330-
Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ013-251330-
Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt Within 60 nm of shore, and
NW to N 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ015-251330-
Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW to N
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Within 60 nm of
shore, and N to NE 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ017-251330-
Northern Gulf of California-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N of 30N, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE
to S 10 kt in the late evening, then, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt 
late. Elsewhere, SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 5 seconds. 
.MON...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt from
29N to 31N in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Period 7 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt from 29N to 31N in the evening,
and 20 to 30 kt elsewhere and otherwise. NW winds N of front. 
Seas 7 to 11 ft in N swell. Period 8 seconds.
.TUE...N of 30N, SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE
10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, W winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. Period 8 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 8 seconds. 
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 5 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 5 seconds. 
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 5 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 4 seconds. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 5 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 6 seconds. 

$$

PMZ019-251330-
Central Gulf of California-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W late.
Seas 3 ft or less. Period 7 seconds. 
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 9 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 9 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 6 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
8 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 5 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 6 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 6 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 13 seconds. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 13 seconds. 

$$

PMZ021-251330-
Southern Gulf of California-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 12 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.THU...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 14 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ023-251330-
Entrance to the Gulf of California including Cabo Corrientes-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Period 21 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ025-251330-
Mexico - States of Michoacan and Guerrero to 250 nm offshore-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of shore, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W to NW 10 kt. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 14 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Within 60 nm of
shore, and NE to E 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W swell.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ027-251330-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
521 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 14 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Tehuantepec, and NE 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, 
and NE to E 20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 10 ft in mixed N
wind waves and S to SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...N winds 30 to 45 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and NE 
20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 8 to 18 ft in mixed N wind waves and
SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 to 45 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, 
and N to NE 20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 8 to 20 ft in mixed N
wind waves and S to SW swell. Period 17 seconds.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 19 ft in mixed N wind
waves and S swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, 
and N to NE 20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 8 to 16 ft in mixed N
wind waves and S swell. Period 17 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Lewitsky


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