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



994 
FZPN28 KNHC 161021
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 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.

PMZ101-162230-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong nocturnal offshore winds will
continue pulsing across the Gulf of Papagayo region through the
middle part of the upcoming week, with seas building downstream
of the Gulf. Otherwise, fairly tranquil conditions will persist
off Central America under a weak pressure pattern. Long-period
southwest swell propagating through the southern waters will 
build waveheights between Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands 
through the rest of this weekend. New south to southwest swell 
will propagate through the southern waters west of 85W Tue night 
through Thu building seas there again before they begin to 
subside late on Thu. 

$$

PMZ111-162230-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 20 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-162230-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
20 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and SE 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 20 to
25 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and NE to E 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
20 seconds. 
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-162230-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

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

$$

PMZ117-162230-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

.TODAY...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
20 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
22 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-162230-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

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

$$

PMZ121-162230-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

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

$$

PMZ123-162230-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
321 AM PDT Sun Jun 16 2019

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 

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