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



382 
FZPN28 KNHC 261616
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

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.

PMZ101-270430-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Mainly gentle to moderate SW winds will persist over
the Central American offshore waters through the rest of the 
week and into the weekend, except light and variable north of the
monsoon trough. A moderate southerly swell will prevail through 
the next several days with seas less than 8 ft. 

$$

PMZ111-270430-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-270430-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 10 kt in the
afternoon. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 15 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, E winds 10 kt in the
evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, variable
winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, E winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, variable winds less
than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, variable winds less than
5 kt. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW to W
10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.THU 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 to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI 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 to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-270430-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SW to W winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in
S to SW swell. Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED...Near the Azuero Peninsula, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW to W winds
10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period 15 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-270430-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Period 16 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. Scattered tstms. 
.WED...Gulf of Panama, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S
to SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 18 seconds. Scattered tstms. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW
swell. Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-270430-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-270430-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft in
S swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-270430-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
916 AM PDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to
W swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

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