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



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FZPN28 KNHC 251639
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 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.

PMZ101-260445-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong offshore gap winds will continue
across the Gulf of Papagayo region into Mon night. Fresh to 
strong northerly winds will pulse across the Gulf of Panama 
through tonight, then again Sat and Sun nights. 

$$

PMZ111-260445-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft
in SE to S swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE late. Seas
6 to 8 ft in E to SE swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SE to S swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SE
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SE to S
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in E to SE swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SE to
S swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-260445-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 25 kt in the
afternoon. Elsewhere, NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S swell. Period 13 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SE to S
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SE to S swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and NE to E 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and
NE to E 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 25 to 30 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and NE to E 20 to 25 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and
NE 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and E 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-260445-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft in
SE to S swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and W
to NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE to S swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and W to
NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and
NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and
NW to N 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and
variable less than 5 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and
variable less than 5 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula, and
variable less than 5 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-260445-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to
9 ft in SW swell. Period 16 seconds. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Panama, and NW 15 to
20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds. Scattered
tstms. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
20 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Panama, and W to NW
10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-260445-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in
SE swell. Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.FRI...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 4 to 6 ft. Period 19 seconds. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...Gulf of Guayaquil, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW 10 kt late. Elsewhere, S winds 10 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Guayaquil, and SE
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 16 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-260445-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in
SE to S swell. Period 15 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 18 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-260445-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
839 AM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 to 6 ft in SE to S swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE
to S swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 10 kt Elsewhere, and variable less than 5 kt Lee
of Galapagos Islands. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt Elsewhere, and variable less
than 5 kt Lee of Galapagos Islands. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE to S
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt Elsewhere, and variable less than 5 kt Lee
of Galapagos Islands. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE to S swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt Elsewhere, and variable less than
5 kt Lee of Galapagos Islands. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt Elsewhere, and variable less than 5 kt Lee
of Galapagos Islands. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Ramos