Gap Winds Forecast



December 9, 2022, 8:05 am (UTC: +00:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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WARNINGS
.NONE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N78W TO 07N91W. ITCZ FROM 07N91W TO
09N115W TO 09N130W TO 08N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 110W AND 140W.

THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N78W TO 07N91W. THE ITCZ
CONTINUES FROM 07N91W TO 09N115W TO 09N130W TO 08N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS NOTED FROM 07N TO 10N
BETWEEN 110W AND 140W.
A 1025 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTER IS NEAR 30N124W, WITH ASSOCIATED
RIDGE EXTENDING SE TO NEAR 16N105W. LOW PRESSURE OF 1009 MB IS
CENTERED OVER WESTERN MEXICO NEAR 22N103W. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN THESE FEATURES IS SUPPORTING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS OVER
THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL GULF OF CALIFORNIA, WITH SEAS IN THE 6-7
FT RANGE. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT IS ALSO SUPPORTING MODERATE TO
FRESH WINDS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND WEST OF THE
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO AND LOWER PRESSURE WITHIN THE
MONSOON TROUGH AND IN THE VICINITY OF THE ITCZ IS SUPPORTING
STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC, AND
SEAS TO 9 FT. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE ELSEWHERE OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OFF MEXICO. SEAS ARE IN THE 4-6 FT RANGE WEST OF THE BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA, AND 3-4 FT OFF THE COAST OF SW MEXICO.
HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS ACROSS THE WATERS NORTH OF 15N. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE AND LOWER
PRESSURE IN THE VICINITY OF THE ITCZ IS SUPPORTING FRESH TO
STRONG WINDS NORTH OF THE ITCZ TO NEAR 22N AND WEST OF 128W.
MODERATE TO FRESH WINDS ARE FOUND NORTH OF THE ITCZ TO 22N
BETWEEN 110W AND 128W. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE NORTH OF 22N.
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ARE SOUTH OF THE ITCZ. SEAS ARE IN THE
8-10 FT RANGE IN THE AREA OF FRESH TO STRONG WINDS, AND 4-6 FT
ELSEWHERE.
...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MODERATE TO FRESH WINDS PREVAIL ACROSS THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO
REGION, WITH SEAS IN THE 5-7 FT RANGE. MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS
ARE IN THE GULF OF PANAMA. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE NOTED
ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AMERICA OFFSHORE WATERS WHILE
GENTLE TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE S OF 05N ACROSS THE NW
SOUTH AMERICA OFFSHORE WATERS. SEAS ARE GENERALLY 3-4 FT IN
REGIONS OUTSIDE OF PAPAGAYO.

MODERATE TO FRESH WINDS PREVAIL ACROSS THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO
REGION, WITH SEAS IN THE 5-7 FT RANGE. MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS
ARE IN THE GULF OF PANAMA. LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS ARE NOTED
ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AMERICA OFFSHORE WATERS WHILE
GENTLE TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE S OF 05N ACROSS THE NW
SOUTH AMERICA OFFSHORE WATERS. SEAS ARE GENERALLY 3-4 FT IN
REGIONS OUTSIDE OF PAPAGAYO.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
TONITE - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
SATURDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
SUNDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
MONDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
TUESDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
WEDNESDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec
THURSDAY - N 0-0, Seas N 0-0 feet @ 0sec