Sea of Cortez Forecast



April 19, 2019, 2:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: Sea of Cortez Forecast


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...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT
BUILDING TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 11.5N BETWEEN 93.5W AND 96.5W
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR HOUR FORECAST N OF 11.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
97.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 8.5N BETWEEN 93W AND 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.33 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 96.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 12.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 97W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 10.5N BETWEEN
99W AND 104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 132W AND 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 13N W OF 129W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 14.5N W OF 134.5W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 6.5N TO 20N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29N TO 30N W OF 114W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N W OF 113W SW TO W WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11.5N E OF 91W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11N E OF 90W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO....NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC FRI APR 19...

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM OF 09N110W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 06N85W TO 07N90W TO 07N96W TO 06N102W. ITCZ
EXTENDS FROM 06N102W TO 05N120W TO 05N130W TO BEYOND 04N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 01N TO 10N E OF 103W AND
FROM 0N TO 07N W OF 126W.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29N TO 30N W OF 114W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

GULF OF CALIFORNIA: FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BEGIN
OVER MUCH OF THE FAR NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA EARLY ON SAT,
BEFORE DIMINISHING ON SAT AFTERNOON AND BEGINNING AGAIN SAT NIGHT
INTO EARLY SUN, DIMINISH SUN AFTERNOON, PULSE AGAIN ON SUN NIGHT
BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY ON MON.

SHORT-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ NORTHERN HALF (north of 27N)
TODAY - WNW 9-13, Seas NW 1-2 feet @ 3sec
TONITE - SW 10-13, Seas SW 0-1 feet @ 1sec
SATURDAY - WSW 10-13, Seas WSW 1-2 feet @ 3sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - WSW 15-21, Seas WSW 2-4 feet @ 3sec

SHORT-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ SOUTHERN HALF (south of 27N)
TODAY - WNW 10-14, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 14sec
TONITE - S 4-5, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 13sec
SATURDAY - WSW 8-11, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 13sec
SATURDAY NIGHT - S 7-9, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 12sec

LONG-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ
SUNDAY - Northern Half WSW 15-21, Seas WSW 2-4 feet @ 3sec, Southern Half SW 9-13, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 12sec
MONDAY - Northern Half SW 12-16, Seas SW 1-2 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half SSE 5-7, Seas S 3-5 feet @ 12sec
TUESDAY - Northern Half SW 5-7, Seas WNW 0-1 feet @ 4sec, Southern Half WNW 4-6, Seas SSW 2-4 feet @ 14sec
WEDNESDAY - Northern Half NW 11-15, Seas NW 1-2 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half NW 9-12, Seas SW 2-4 feet @ 15sec
THURSDAY - Northern Half NNW 7-9, Seas NNW 0-1 feet @ 1sec, Southern Half WNW 7-10, Seas SW 2-4 feet @ 15sec