Sea of Cortez Forecast



June 21, 2018, 8:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: Sea of Cortez Forecast


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WARNINGS
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.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N SE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.


MODERATE NW WINDS WEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA WILL DIMINISH TODAY
THROUGH SAT NIGHT, AND A BROAD SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL ALONG
THE LENGTH OF THE PENINSULA THROUGH SUN MORNING. SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE EAST OF THE TROUGH AXIS IN THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA
THIS WEEKEND, BECOMING FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY N OF 29N
SAT AFTERNOON, CONTINUING INTO EARLY SUN MORNING. SEAS IN THE
NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA TO BUILD TO 6-8 FT BY SAT NIGHT,
THEN SUBSIDE SUN ALONG WITH A DECREASE IN SURFACE WINDS. LONG
PERIOD CROSS-EQUATORIAL SW SWELL WILL REACH THE WATERS OFF
SOUTHERN MEXICO FRI AFTERNOON, AND BUILD SEAS TO NEAR 7 FT IN
OFFSHORE WATERS BY SAT. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE THERE SUN AND MON.

SHORT-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ NORTHERN HALF (north of 27N)
TODAY - SSE 8-10, Seas S 0-1 feet @ 2sec
TONITE - SW 4-5, Seas SSE 0-1 feet @ 2sec
FRIDAY - S 9-12, Seas SSE 1-2 feet @ 2sec
FRIDAY NIGHT - S 14-19, Seas SSE 2-3 feet @ 3sec

SHORT-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ SOUTHERN HALF (south of 27N)
TODAY - S 5-7, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - SW 7-10, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 17sec
FRIDAY - SSW 9-13, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 16sec
FRIDAY NIGHT - SSW 8-10, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ
SATURDAY - Northern Half SSE 18-25, Seas SE 4-7 feet @ 5sec, Southern Half SW 8-12, Seas S 4-6 feet @ 16sec
SUNDAY - Northern Half SSE 13-18, Seas SE 3-5 feet @ 5sec, Southern Half WSW 9-13, Seas S 4-6 feet @ 14sec
MONDAY - Northern Half S 11-16, Seas SSE 1-3 feet @ 3sec, Southern Half WSW 7-10, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 14sec
TUESDAY - Northern Half SSW 5-8, Seas SE 0-0 feet @ 3sec, Southern Half WSW 7-9, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - Northern Half S 8-11, Seas S 1-2 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half SSE 6-8, Seas S 3-6 feet @ 11sec