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



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FZPN28 KNHC 192215
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 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.

PMZ101-201015-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A weak N-S pressure gradient across Central America
will induce moderate to fresh offshore winds in the Gulf of
Papagayo sporadically through Fri. Otherwise, mainly moderate W
to SW winds will prevail S of 10N. No significant long-period
swell will affect the seas through Fri. No tropical cyclone
activity is expected in the area through Fri. 

$$

PMZ111-201015-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...NE to E winds 10 kt, shifting to SE to S in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-201015-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

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

$$

PMZ115-201015-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...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.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED...Near the Azuero Peninsula, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW to W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW to W
winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 19 seconds. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and S to SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and S to SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-201015-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 22 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 22 seconds. 
.THU...Gulf of Panama, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming
SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft in SW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.FRI...Gulf of Panama, SW winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft in SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-201015-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 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 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.WED...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.THU...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, S to SW winds
10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, S to SW winds
10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, S to SW winds
10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-201015-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
13 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 14 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-201015-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
315 PM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 21 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

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