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



971 
FZPN28 KNHC 281606
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

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.

PMZ101-290415-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to locally fresh southerly winds will
prevail offshore southern Colombia and Ecuador to the Galapagos
Islands, with gentle to moderate winds elsewhere, becoming NE-E
from the Papagayo region northward this weekend. Seas of 6-8 ft
will dominate the waters through Thu before subsiding slightly
Fri. Seas will build offshore Guatemala by the end of the week
due to an extended gap wind event currently developing across
the Tehuantepec region. 

$$

PMZ111-290415-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. Isolated tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
13 seconds. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell. Period
13 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-290415-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.
Period 14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and W to NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and S to SW 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
swell. Period 13 seconds. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 13 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-290415-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
15 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 13 seconds. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
13 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-290415-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. Scattered tstms. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-290415-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-290415-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 13 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 12 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-290415-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
906 AM PDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SE to S
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
13 seconds. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 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 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 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 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Ramos