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Offshore Waters Forecast (E Pacific Offshore of Central America/Colombia/Ecuador)



914 
FZPN28 KNHC 182134
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

Offshore Waters Forecast for the E Pacific within 250 nm of
Central America, Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador

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.

PMZ101-190945-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate SW to W winds will prevail across much of 
the region through early next week. Fresh SW flow will develop 
south of Panama and west of Colombia Sat night and persist 
through Sun, with seas building to 8 ft. Then, wave heights will 
subside early next week as offshore wind speeds diminish. 

$$

PMZ111-190945-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
21 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 20 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell.
Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-190945-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
21 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
20 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 10 kt in the
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SW to W
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, SW to W winds 10 kt in the
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, W winds
10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, variable winds less than
5 kt. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W 10 kt
late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-190945-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 21 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-190945-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
22 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
20 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-190945-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW to W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, S to SW
winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW to W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, S to SW
winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-190945-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-190945-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
234 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE to S
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Reinhart