Mazatlan to Banderas Bay Forecast



June 17, 2024, 9:01 am (UTC: -04:00)
Subject: Mazatlan to Banderas Bay Forecast


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WARNINGS
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REFER TO THE ITCZ/MONSOON TROUGH SECTION ABOVE FOR CONVECTION IN
THE AREA. A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM A 1027 MB
HIGH NEAR 32N142W TO WEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR NEAR 21N117W.
FRESH WITH LOCALLY STRONG NW TO N WINDS AND SEAS OF 7 TO 10 FT
EXIST WEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE, WHILE MODERATE TO FRESH NW
TO N WINDS WITH 6 TO 8 FT SEAS ARE PRESENT WEST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA SUR. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH W TO NW WINDS AND SEAS
AT 5 TO 7 FT ARE SEEN ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS OF CENTRAL
MEXICO. GENTLE TO MODERATE S TO SW WINDS AND 2 TO 4 FT SEAS
DOMINATE THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA. MODERATE TO FRESH WITH LOCALLY
STRONG WSW TO W WINDS AND SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT ARE FOUND OFFSHORE OF
OAXACA AND CHIAPAS STATES OF SOUTHERN MEXICO.
FOR THE FORECAST, FRESH TO STRONG SW TO W WINDS, ROUGH TO VERY
ROUGH SEAS, AND NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
WILL IMPACT THE OFFSHORE WATERS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH FRI,
PRIMARILY OFF CHIAPAS, OAXACA AND SOUTHEASTERN GUERRERO. THIS
INCLEMENT WEATHER IS ASSOCIATED WITH A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
OVER THE REGION KNOWN AS THE CENTRAL AMERICAN GYRE. DANGEROUS
SURF IS ALSO ANTICIPATED THROUGH THU ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS OF
THIS REGION. FARTHER NORTH, FRESH TO STRONG NW WINDS AND VERY
ROUGH SEAS WILL PERSIST OFF BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE THROUGH TUE
MORNING, PRIMARILY BEYOND 120 NM OFFSHORE. LARGE SWELL OF 8 TO 10
FT WILL LINGER IN THESE WATERS MAINLY NORTH OF CABO SAN LAZARO
THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING THROUGH TUE
NIGHT.

SHORT-TERM MAZATLAN TO BAHIA BANDERAS
TODAY - W 8-10, Seas SSW 1.6-4.1 feet @ 15sec
TONITE - W 8-10, Seas SSW 1.6-4.1 feet @ 15sec
TUESDAY - WSW 7-9, Seas SSW 1.3-3.8 feet @ 17sec
TUESDAY NIGHT - WSW 7-9, Seas SSW 1.3-3.8 feet @ 17sec

LONG-TERM MAZATLAN TO BAHIA BANDERAS
WEDNESDAY - W 7-9, Seas SSW 0-3.9 feet @ 15sec
THURSDAY - WSW 10-12, Seas SSW 0-4.1 feet @ 14sec
FRIDAY - SW 11-14, Seas SSW 0-3.8 feet @ 12sec
SATURDAY - WSW 10-12, Seas N/A ?-? feet @ ?
SUNDAY - W 6-7, Seas N/A ?-? feet @ ?