Gap Winds Forecast



November 24, 2017, 8:30 am (UTC: -08:00)
Subject: Gap Winds Forecast


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...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95.5W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14N95.5W TO 12N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 09N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 100W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.03 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W
TO 12.5N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 08.5N TO 14N
BETWEEN 93.5W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 03N TO 06N BETWEEN 97W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W
AND 95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT JUST NW OF AREA. W OF LINE FROM 30N121W TO
12N137W TO 12N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 13 FT FROM 16N TO 26N W OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N138W TO 28N140W. NW OF
FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. N OF 28N E OF FRONT
TO 133W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE NW
OF LINE FROM 30N132W TO 25N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
IN NW SWELL. W OF LINE FROM 22N140W TO 23N123W TO 12N125W TO
04N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW SWELL
AND NE WIND WAVES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST PRIMARY COLD FRONT FROM 30N129W TO 20N139W.
SECONDARY COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 26N140W. NW OF SECONDARY
FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE NW
OF LINE 30N134W TO 23N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NW SWELL. FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 135W...AND S OF 10N W OF 125W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 87.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 88.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE 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 1500 UTC FRI NOV 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N84W TO 08N90W TO 07N101W. THE ITCZ
CONTINUES FROM 07N101W TO 11N117W TO 10N130W TO 09N135W TO
BEYOND 10N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 05.5N TO 10N E
OF 85.5W...AND FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 117W AND 134W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N84W TO 08N90W TO 07N101W. THE ITCZ
CONTINUES FROM 07N101W TO 11N117W TO 10N130W TO 09N135W TO
BEYOND 10N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 05.5N TO 10N E
OF 85.5W...AND FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 117W AND 134W.

THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N84W TO 08N90W TO 07N101W. THE
ITCZ CONTINUES FROM 07N101W TO 11N117W TO 10N130W TO 09N135W TO
BEYOND 10N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION IS
OCCURRING FROM 05.5N TO 10N E OF 85.5W TO THE COAST, AND FROM
07N TO 11N BETWEEN 117W AND 134W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS, AND 3 TO 5 FT SEAS ARE EXPECTED
ELSEWHERE THROUGH SUN NIGHT TO THE N OF THE MONSOON TROUGH WHICH
HAS BEEN MEANDERING BETWEEN 09N AND 11N. MODERATE SOUTHERLY
WINDS, AND 3 TO 6 FT SEAS, ARE FORECAST S OF THE MONSOON TROUGH.

.FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 87.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 88.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG NE WINDS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS AND
DOWNSTREAM OF THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO THIS MORNING, WITH THE
ASSISTANCE OF THE NOCTURNAL DRAINAGE FLOW. SEAS HAVE BUILT TO 6-
7 FT DOWNSTREAM OF THE GULF. EXPECT A TYPICAL NOCTURNAL MAXIMUM
OF AROUND 25 KT ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH EARLY MON MORNING,
DIMINISHING TO 15-20 KT BY MID AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL MAXIMIZE TO
AROUND 7 FT EACH MORNING NEAR SUNRISE. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH
NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE GULF OF FONSECA EACH NIGHT
THROUGH MON.

FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG NE WINDS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS AND
DOWNSTREAM OF THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO THIS MORNING, WITH THE
ASSISTANCE OF THE NOCTURNAL DRAINAGE FLOW. SEAS HAVE BUILT TO 6-
7 FT DOWNSTREAM OF THE GULF. EXPECT A TYPICAL NOCTURNAL MAXIMUM
OF AROUND 25 KT ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH EARLY MON MORNING,
DIMINISHING TO 15-20 KT BY MID AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL MAXIMIZE TO
AROUND 7 FT EACH MORNING NEAR SUNRISE. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH
NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE GULF OF FONSECA EACH NIGHT
THROUGH MON.

SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - ENE 22-30, Seas ENE 5-9 feet @ 5sec
TONITE - ENE 19-26, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
SATURDAY - ENE 22-29, Seas NE 5-8 feet @ 5sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - ENE 19-25, Seas SW 4-6 feet @ 13sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
SUNDAY - ENE 21-28, Seas NE 5-8 feet @ 4sec
MONDAY - ENE 24-33, Seas NE 6-10 feet @ 5sec
TUESDAY - ENE 25-33, Seas NE 6-10 feet @ 5sec
WEDNESDAY - ENE 20-27, Seas ENE 5-8 feet @ 4sec
THURSDAY - ENE 21-29, Seas NE 5-8 feet @ 5sec