Gap Winds Forecast



June 24, 2022, 9:30 pm (UTC: +00:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM CELIA NEAR 17.1N 109.0W 996 MB AT 1500 UTC JUN
24 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT
GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM NE
QUADRANT...60 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...120
NM SE QUADRANT...75 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 18N104W TO 14N107W TO 16N111W TO
19N110W TO 21N107W TO 18N104W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 11N105W TO 10N110W TO 16N112W TO
22N110W TO 18N104W TO 11N105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CELIA NEAR 17.9N 110.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 150 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE...180 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 120 NM
SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 12N108W TO
16N114W TO 19N114W TO 21N108W TO 19N105W TO 12N108W WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 11N106W
TO 10N113W TO 19N116W TO 23N108W TO 18N105W TO 11N106W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM CELIA NEAR 19.1N 113.4W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 110 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...80 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
240 NM E SEMICIRCLE...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 210 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 17N110W TO 16N115W TO 20N117W
TO 23N113W TO 20N109W TO 17N110W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 14N106W TO 10N110W TO 19N120W TO
25N115W TO 22N106W TO 14N106W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM CELIA NEAR 20.2N 117.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CELIA NEAR 21.5N 122.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW CELIA NEAR 22.4N 126.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N84W TO 07N95W TO 15N103W...THEN CONTINUES
SW OF CELIA FROM 13N110W TO 08N128W. ITCZ FROM 08N128W TO BEYOND
07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 04N TO 10N AND E OF 97W...AND
FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 110W AND 120W.

THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N84W TO 07N95W TO 15N103W,
THEN CONTINUES SW OF CELIA FROM 13N110W TO 08N128W. THE ITCZ
EXTENDS FROM 08N128W TO BEYOND 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
CONVECTION IS NOTED FROM 04N TO 10N AND E OF 97W, AND FROM 07N
TO 11N BETWEEN 110W AND 120W.
SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDS FROM WELL NORTH OF THE AREA TO ACROSS THE
WATERS NORTH OF THE ITCZ AND MONSOON TROUGH AND WEST OF CELIA.
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS DOMINATE THE WATERS NORTH OF THE ITCZ
AND MONSOON TROUGH, ALONG WITH SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT. MODERATE
SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS OF 6 TO 7 FT PREVAIL SOUTH OF THE
MONSOON TROUGH, LOCALLY 8 FT NEAR 03.4S WEST OF 110W.
...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MODERATE TO FRESH NE TO E GAP WINDS ARE OCCURRING IN THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO REGION. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH SW WINDS ARE OCCURRING
SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE ELSEWHERE.
SEAS ARE MAINLY 4 TO 6 FT ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS IN S TO SW
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM
OFFSHORE COLOMBIA TO OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR.
FOR THE FORECAST, MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH NE TO E WINDS ACROSS
THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ELSEWHERE NORTH OF
THE MONSOON TROUGH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. MAINLY MODERATE SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL PREVAIL SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH THROUGH THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS, LOCALLY FRESH THROUGH EARLY SAT. SEAS WILL NOT VARY
MUCH THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

ELSEWHERE, FRESH NORTHERLY GAP WINDS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC PER RECENT ASCAT SCATTEROMETER DATA DUE TO A
LOCALLY TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT. SEAS ARE 5 TO 7 FT THERE.
MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH NW-N WINDS ARE NOTED OFFSHORE BAJA
CALIFORNIA, STRONGEST NEAR AND NORTH OF PUNTA EUGENIA. GENTLE TO
MODERATE WINDS ARE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE MEXICAN OFFSHORE
WATERS, LOCALLY MODERATE IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN GULF OF
CALIFORNIA. SEAS ARE 4 TO 7 FT OUTSIDE OF CELIA AND THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC, EXCEPT 3 FT OR LESS IN THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA.
MODERATE TO FRESH NE TO E GAP WINDS ARE OCCURRING IN THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO REGION. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH SW WINDS ARE OCCURRING
SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE ELSEWHERE.
SEAS ARE MAINLY 4 TO 6 FT ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS IN S TO SW
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM
OFFSHORE COLOMBIA TO OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR.

MODERATE TO FRESH NE TO E GAP WINDS ARE OCCURRING IN THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO REGION. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH SW WINDS ARE OCCURRING
SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE ELSEWHERE.
SEAS ARE MAINLY 4 TO 6 FT ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS IN S TO SW
SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM
OFFSHORE COLOMBIA TO OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR.
FOR THE FORECAST, MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH NE TO E WINDS ACROSS
THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ELSEWHERE NORTH OF
THE MONSOON TROUGH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. MAINLY MODERATE SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL PREVAIL SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH THROUGH THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS, LOCALLY FRESH THROUGH EARLY SAT. SEAS WILL NOT VARY
MUCH THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - ENE 18-25, Seas SW 4-6 feet @ 16sec
TONITE - ENE 14-19, Seas WSW 4-6 feet @ 16sec
SATURDAY - ENE 18-25, Seas WSW 4-7 feet @ 15sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - ENE 19-25, Seas WSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
SUNDAY - ENE 19-25, Seas WSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
MONDAY - NNE 8-12, Seas SW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
TUESDAY - ENE 17-23, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 16sec
WEDNESDAY - ENE 20-27, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 16sec
THURSDAY - ENE 18-25, Seas SW 3-6 feet @ 14sec