604  
FZPN28 KNHC 211557  
OFFPZ8  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
 
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.  
 
PMZ101-220400-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE E PACIFIC WITHIN 250 NM OF CENTRAL AMERICA,  
COLOMBIA, AND WITHIN 750 NM OF ECUADOR  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PULSE IN THE  
GULF OF PAPAGAYO THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL WEAKEN EARLY NEXT  
WEEK. FRESH TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PULSE IN  
THE GULF OF PANAMA THIS WEEKEND. SWELL GENERATED BY A STORM  
FORCE GAP WIND EVENT IN THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WILL PROPAGATE  
INTO THE WATERS OFFSHORE OF GUATEMALA AND EL SALVADOR LATE TODAY  
THROUGH SUN.  
 

 
 
PMZ111-220400-  
GUATEMALA AND EL SALVADOR TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, BUILDING TO  
8 TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIOD 15 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD  
17 SECONDS.    
MON
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 10 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ113-220400-  
EL SALVADOR TO NORTH COSTA RICA INCLUDING THE GULFS OF FONSECA  
AND PAPAGAYO-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OFFSHORE GULF OF  
PAPAGAYO, AND NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.  
PERIOD 13 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. PERIOD  
17 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OFFSHORE GULF OF  
PAPAGAYO, AND NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
MON
 
OFFSHORE GULF OF PAPAGAYO, NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT,  
DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE, NE TO E WINDS  
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
OFFSHORE GULF OF PAPAGAYO, NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.  
ELSEWHERE, NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING, BECOMING  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
OFFSHORE GULF OF PAPAGAYO, VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN  
5 KT IN THE EVENING. VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT LATE.  
ELSEWHERE, N WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ115-220400-  
NORTH COSTA RICA TO WEST PANAMA TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO N TO NE. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT NEAR THE AZUERO PENINSULA,  
AND E 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.   
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 15 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR THE AZUERO  
PENINSULA, AND NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR THE AZUERO PENINSULA, AND N  
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR THE AZUERO  
PENINSULA, AND NW TO N 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD  
16 SECONDS.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT NEAR THE AZUERO PENINSULA, AND N TO  
NE 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
NEAR THE AZUERO PENINSULA, NE TO E WINDS 10 KT,  
SHIFTING TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE, VARIABLE WINDS LESS  
THAN 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ117-220400-  
EAST PANAMA AND COLOMBIA INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
14 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD  
16 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF PANAMA, AND N TO  
NE 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
MON
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
19 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
GULF OF PANAMA, VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT,  
BECOMING N TO NE 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE, VARIABLE WINDS  
LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ119-220400-  
ECUADOR INCLUDING THE GULF OF GUAYAQUIL TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, S TO SW WINDS 10 KT EARLY, BECOMING  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT, THEN, BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE, SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
PERIOD 14 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. WINDS SE  
WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING. ELSEWHERE, NE WINDS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, AND 5 TO 7 FT  
ELSEWHERE. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT,  
BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE, N TO NE WINDS  
10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, AND 5 TO 7 FT  
ELSEWHERE. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE. PERIOD  
16 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO S LATE.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.  
PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF GUAYAQUIL, AND 5 TO  
7 FT ELSEWHERE. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
18 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ121-220400-  
ECUADOR BETWEEN 250 AND 500 NM OFFSHORE-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING SE 10 KT  
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING, BECOMING VARIABLE  
LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 17 SECONDS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING E TO SE  
10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 15 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 19 SECONDS.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
18 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
PERIOD 15 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
PMZ123-220400-  
OFFSHORE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS-  
757 AM PST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
TODAY
 
ELSEWHERE, SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. LEE OF GALAPAGOS  
ISLANDS, S WINDS 10 KT EARLY, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 KT ELSEWHERE, AND VARIABLE LESS THAN  
5 KT LEE OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD  
17 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PERIOD  
15 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD 16 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PERIOD 18 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
17 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. PERIOD  
16 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIOD 15 SECONDS.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER GR  
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab TPC Page Main Text Page