Gap Winds Forecast



January 26, 2021, 10:30 am (UTC: +00:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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...GALE WARNING...
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15N94W TO 15N95W TO 16N95W TO 16N94W TO
15N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
35 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 14N94W TO 13N96W TO 15N96W TO 16N95W TO
16N93W TO 14N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 26N112W TO 21N127W. WITHIN 14N122W TO 10N126W
TO 07N140W TO 26N140W TO 20N127W TO 14N122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE TO E WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL.
WITHIN 27N114W TO 29N125W TO 30N128W TO 30N115W TO 27N114W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
30N118W. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 13N114W TO 04N140W TO 20N126W TO
28N140W TO 26N114W TO 13N114W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN 09N110W TO
05N140W TO 25N140W TO 30N116W TO 19N105W TO 09N110W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 10N115W TO 05N140W TO 20N140W TO
26N115W TO 18N107W TO 10N115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N108W TO 26N112W. WITHIN 28N111W TO 27N112W
TO 30N115W TO 32N115W TO 31N113W TO 28N111W...INCLUDING GULF OF
CALIFORNIA...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 29N TO
31N.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.21 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 22N107W TO 22N109W TO 24N110W TO
25N108W TO 23N106W TO 22N107W...INCLUDING GULF OF CALIFORNIA...
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 19N105W TO 19N106W TO 21N106W TO 21N105W TO 20N106W TO
19N105W...INCLUDING NEAR CABO CORRIENTES...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST N OF AREA. WITHIN 28N129W TO
28N134W TO 30N140W TO 30N125W TO 28N129W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 25N140W. WITHIN
28N124W TO 27N128W TO 29N129W TO 30N127W TO 30N123W TO 28N124W SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 28N122W TO 25N129W TO 25N140W TO 30N140W TO 30N120W TO
28N122W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...
HIGHEST NEAR 30N136W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 10N86W TO 10N88W TO 11N88W TO 12N88W TO
11N86W TO 10N86W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0800 UTC TUE JAN 26...

.LOW PRES NEAR 05N115W...SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 06N TO 10N
BETWEEN 115W AND 119W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N75W TO 04N90W TO 06N112W. ITCZ FROM
04N119W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 01N
TO 04N BETWEEN THE COAST OF COLOMBIA AND 80W...AND FROM 04N TO
07N BETWEEN 94W AND 107W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 07N TO 09N
BETWEEN 110W AND 113W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N75W TO 04N90W TO 06N112W. ITCZ FROM
04N119W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 01N
TO 04N BETWEEN THE COAST OF COLOMBIA AND 80W...AND FROM 04N TO
07N BETWEEN 94W AND 107W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 07N TO 09N
BETWEEN 110W AND 113W.

THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 1007 MB LOW PRESSURE OVER
NORTHERN COLOMBIA NEAR 08N75W TO 04N90W TO 06N112W. THE ITCZ
EXTENDS FROM 04N119W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED
STRONG CONVECTION IS NOTED FROM 01N TO 04N BETWEEN THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA AND 80W, AND FROM 04N TO 07N BETWEEN 94W AND 107W.
SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION IS NOTED FROM 07N TO 09N BETWEEN
110W AND 113W.
A LOW PRESSURE AREA OF 1008 MB IS LOCATED BETWEEN THE TERMINATION
OF THE MONSOON TROUGH AND COMMENCEMENT OF THE ITCZ NEAR 05N115W.
SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION IS NOTED FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN
115W AND 119W.
HIGH PRESSURE OF 1034 MB NORTHWEST OF THE AREA NEAR 33N145W
EXTENDS A DIRTY RIDGE WELL TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST TO NEAR 13N107W.
THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE RIDGE AND LOWER PRESSURES NEAR
THE ITCZ IS SUPPORTING FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS NORTH OF THE
ITCZ AND WEST OF 120W. SEAS IN THIS AREA ARE IN THE 8-12 FT
RANGE IN A MIX OF NW SWELL AND NE-E WIND WAVES. THE STRONG
PRESSURE GRADIENT IS FORECAST TO REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THIS
EVENING.
...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 10N86W TO 10N88W TO 11N88W TO 12N88W TO
11N86W TO 10N86W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


GULF OF PAPAGAYO: MODERATE TO FRESH OFFSHORE WINDS ACROSS THE
PAPAGAYO REGION WILL INCREASE TO FRESH TO STRONG WED NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT WITH BUILDING SEAS BY THE END OF THE WEEK INTO
THE WEEKEND. SEAS WILL PEAK BETWEEN 8-10 FT AT THAT TIME.

GULF OF PANAMA: FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS IN THE GULF OF
PANAMA HAVE DIMINISHED TO MODERATE TO FRESH. FRESH TO STRONG
WINDS WILL RETURN THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT. SEAS WILL PULSE
TO 5-6 FT THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, AND THEN 6-8 FT THU NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - ENE 19-25, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 12sec
TONITE - ENE 18-24, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - ENE 19-26, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - ENE 18-25, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 12sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
THURSDAY - ENE 23-31, Seas NE 5-8 feet @ 5sec
FRIDAY - ENE 23-32, Seas NE 5-9 feet @ 5sec
SATURDAY - ENE 24-32, Seas NE 6-10 feet @ 5sec
SUNDAY - ENE 18-25, Seas ENE 4-7 feet @ 4sec
MONDAY - ENE 18-24, Seas ENE 4-7 feet @ 4sec