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



571 
FZPN28 KNHC 241557
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 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.

PMZ101-250400-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to locally strong NE to E winds will
pulse in the Papagayo region on Sun, becoming moderate to fresh 
through early next week. Expect fresh SW winds south of the 
monsoon trough within the waters offshore of Colombia, western 
Panama and Costa Rica to persist through Sun night. Moderate or 
weaker winds are forecast elsewhere. A moderate southerly swell 
will continue to impact the waters west of Ecuador through this 
weekend. Enhanced showers and thunderstorms will persist offshore
Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica through Mon.

$$

PMZ111-250400-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period 15 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-250400-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and N
10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 20 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds
10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, E to SE winds 15 to
20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt late. Elsewhere, NE to E
winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and S 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo,
and S to SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Papagayo, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-250400-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. Scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 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...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and S to SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-250400-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Panama, and W
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-250400-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.WED...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-250400-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-250400-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
857 AM PDT Sat Jul 24 2021

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...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 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 to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 14 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster AKR