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



988 
FZPN28 KNHC 152111
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 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.

PMZ101-160915-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong winds will pulse in the Papagayo
region through Sun. Gentle to moderate winds will prevail 
elsewhere through mid-week. Southerly swell will continue across 
the forecast waters through Wed. 

$$

PMZ111-160915-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ113-160915-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and E
to SE 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 16 seconds.
Scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
15 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.MON...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt,
shifting to E 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, variable winds less
than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.THU...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, variable winds less
than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ115-160915-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and S to SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.MON...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 19 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.TUE...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
20 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Period 21 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW 10 kt
late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ117-160915-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds.
Scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers. 
.MON...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 19 seconds.
Scattered showers. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.TUE...Gulf of Panama, W to NW winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Panama, and SW
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 18 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Panama, and
SW to W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 21 seconds. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Panama, and SW to W
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Panama, and
SW 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period 18 seconds. 

$$

PMZ119-160915-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.MON...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
20 seconds. 
.WED...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft Gulf of Guayaquil,
and 6 to 8 ft Elsewhere. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ121-160915-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
20 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period
19 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period
18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Period
17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ123-160915-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
211 PM PDT Sat May 15 2021

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 19 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft
Elsewhere, and 3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft
Elsewhere, and 3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft Elsewhere, and 3 to
5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft Elsewhere,
and 3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Elsewhere, and
3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft
Elsewhere, and 3 to 5 ft Lee of Galapagos Islands. Period
16 seconds. 

$$

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