Gap Winds Forecast



April 19, 2019, 2:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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This forecast has not been reviewed. It was generated from an automatic model.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT
BUILDING TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 11.5N BETWEEN 93.5W AND 96.5W
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR HOUR FORECAST N OF 11.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
97.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 8.5N BETWEEN 93W AND 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.33 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 96.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 12.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 97W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 10.5N BETWEEN
99W AND 104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 132W AND 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 13N W OF 129W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 14.5N W OF 134.5W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 6.5N TO 20N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29N TO 30N W OF 114W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N W OF 113W SW TO W WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11.5N E OF 91W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11N E OF 90W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC FRI APR 19...

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM OF 09N110W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 06N85W TO 07N90W TO 07N96W TO 06N102W. ITCZ
EXTENDS FROM 06N102W TO 05N120W TO 05N130W TO BEYOND 04N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 01N TO 10N E OF 103W AND
FROM 0N TO 07N W OF 126W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 06N85W TO 07N90W TO 07N96W TO 06N102W. ITCZ
EXTENDS FROM 06N102W TO 05N120W TO 05N130W TO BEYOND 04N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 01N TO 10N E OF 103W AND
FROM 0N TO 07N W OF 126W.

A TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N84W TO 08N93W TO 08N103W, WHERE
SCATTEROMETER DATA FROM LAST NIGHT INDICATED THE ITCZ BEGINS
AND CONTINUES TO 06N110W TO 05N121W TO 05N130W AND TO BEYOND
THE AREA AT 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG
CONVECTION IS WITHIN 240 NM SOUTH OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 83W AND
89W, AND ALSO WITHIN 180 NM SOUTH OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 94W AND
98W.

...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11.5N E OF 91W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11N E OF 90W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.


GULF OF PAPAGAYO: MODERATE TO FRESH NE TO E WINDS WILL PULSE AT
NIGHT, INCREASING TO FRESH TO STRONG SAT EVENING AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS FROM SOUTHERN MEXICO TO COSTA RICA. STRONG
WINDS DOWNSTREAM WILL REACH 09N AND 91W ON SUN MORNING WITH
WAVEHEIGHTS PEAKING TO 8 FT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE
TO PULSE EVERY NIGHT THROUGH TUE, HOWEVER SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE BELOW 8 FT.

GULF OF PANAMA: MAINLY VARIABLE LIGHT TO NORTHEAST MODERATE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - ENE 12-16, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 15sec
TONITE - ENE 4-6, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - ENE 17-23, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - ENE 23-31, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
SUNDAY - ENE 23-31, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec
MONDAY - ENE 20-28, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 12sec
TUESDAY - ENE 20-27, Seas ENE 5-8 feet @ 4sec
WEDNESDAY - ENE 17-23, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 13sec
THURSDAY - ENE 15-21, Seas SW 3-6 feet @ 15sec