Gap Winds Forecast



September 21, 2017, 8:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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WARNINGS
.NONE.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N74W TO 09N87W TO LOW PRES NEAR 17.5N104W
1008 MB TO 13N107W TO LOW PRES NEAR 10N137W 1010 MB TO BEYOND
11N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90 NM N AND 120 NM
S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 80W AND 90W...WITHIN 90 NM N AND 180 NM S OF
TROUGH BETWEEN 96W AND 140W.

..INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THE MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES ACROSS THE ENTIRE BASIN FROM PANAMA
NEAR 09N74W TO 09N87W TO LOW PRES NEAR 17.5N104W 1008 MB TO
13N107W TO LOW PRES NEAR 10N137W 1010 MB TO BEYOND 11N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION IS WITHIN 90 NM N AND
120 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 80W AND 90W...AND WITHIN 90 NM N
AND 180 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 96W AND 140W.

AN ACTIVE MONSOON TROUGH ALONG THE COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM
GUATEMALA TO PANAMA WILL HELP MAINTAIN ACTIVE CONVECTION ACROSS
COASTAL WATERS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. EXPECT SW WINDS SOUTH OF THE
TROUGH TO STRENGTHEN GRADUALLY TO 20-25 KNOTS THROUGH SATURDAY.
FURTHER SOUTH, GENTLE TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO PERSIST SOUTH OF 05N THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
NW SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH STRONG N-NW WINDS NORTH OF THE AREA IS
PRODUCING COMBINED SEAS OF 8-10 FT NORTH OF 20N BETWEEN 117W AND
135W, AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTRACT AND SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH
FRIDAY. ANOTHER WEAKER ROUND OF NW SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD
FRONT WEST OF CALIFORNIA IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE FRI NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED WELL N OF THE AREA AND LOWER PRESSURE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE MONSOON TROUGH WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE TRADE
WINDS WEST OF 120W THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - WSW 2-3, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - ESE 3-4, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
FRIDAY - ESE 7-9, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 16sec
FRIDAY NIGHT - SSE 6-9, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 7sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
SATURDAY - SE 10-14, Seas SW 5-8 feet @ 7sec
SUNDAY - SE 11-15, Seas WSW 5-8 feet @ 7sec
MONDAY - W 11-16, Seas WSW 6-10 feet @ 8sec
TUESDAY - W 14-19, Seas WSW 7-11 feet @ 8sec
WEDNESDAY - WSW 6-8, Seas W 4-7 feet @ 8sec