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FZPN28 KNHC 140320
OFFPZ8

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 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.

PMZ101-141530-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Central America,
Colombia, and within 750 nm of Ecuador
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Light to gentle winds will generally prevail across
most of the forecast area through Thu. Moderate offshore gap
winds will prevail across the Papagayo region through the period
and pulse to fresh tonight and Wed night. Moderate sized SW
swell entering the regional waters today will dominate seas through
Fri.


$$

PMZ111-141530-
Guatemala and El Salvador to 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 14 seconds.

$$

PMZ113-141530-
El Salvador to North Costa Rica including the Gulfs of Fonseca
and Papagayo-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, E winds 10 to 15 kt,
shifting to NE to E 20 kt late. Elsewhere, variable
winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 19 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and
NE to E 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, NE to E winds 15 to
20 kt. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to NW to N late.
Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.THU...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 in SW swell. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and
variable less than 5 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt Offshore Gulf of Papagayo, and
variable less than 5 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds.

$$

PMZ115-141530-
North Costa Rica to West Panama to 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...Near the Azuero Peninsula, variable less than 5 kt.
Variable winds less than 5 kt in the evening. Elsewhere, SW to W
winds 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
18 seconds. Scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU...Near the Azuero Peninsula, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW to W winds
10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
Scattered tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero
Peninsula, and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near the Azuero Peninsula,
and SW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds.

$$

PMZ117-141530-
East Panama and Colombia including the Gulf of Panama-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. Scattered showers.
.WED...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds.

$$

PMZ119-141530-
Ecuador including the Gulf of Guayaquil to 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Gulf of Guayaquil, SW winds 10 kt in the evening,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, S winds 10 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 16 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 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Guayaquil, and S
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt Gulf of Guayaquil, and S
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 20 seconds.

$$

PMZ121-141530-
Ecuador between 250 and 500 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 14 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 20 seconds.

$$

PMZ123-141530-
Offshore Galapagos Islands-
820 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.WED...SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to SW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 19 seconds.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 20 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 21 seconds.

$$

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