Weather Summary for Mexico and Central America



August 14, 2018, 8:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: Weather Summary for Mexico and Central America

**OUTSIDE BAJA FORECAST**

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WARNINGS
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SHORT-TERM ENSENADA - CEDROS
TODAY - W 5-7, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 14sec
TONITE - WNW 4-6, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 14sec
WEDNESDAY - NW 5-7, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 14sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - N 7-10, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 17sec

SHORT-TERM CEDROS - SAN LAZAROS
TODAY - NW 13-17, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 14sec
TONITE - WNW 11-15, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - NW 10-14, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 18sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - WNW 8-11, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 16sec

SHORT-TERM SAN LAZAROS - CABO FALSO
TODAY - WNW 9-13, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
TONITE - WNW 9-12, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - WNW 8-11, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - WNW 8-11, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM OUTSIDE OF THE BAJA
THURSDAY - Northern 1/3 N 7-10, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 17sec, Middle 2/3 WNW 8-11, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 16sec, Southern 1/3 WNW 9-12, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - Northern 1/3 NW 12-16, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 14sec, Middle 2/3 NW 10-14, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 14sec, Southern 1/3 WNW 10-14, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - Northern 1/3 NW 12-16, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec, Middle 2/3 NW 14-19, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec, Southern 1/3 WNW 12-17, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
SUNDAY - Northern 1/3 NW 11-15, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec, Middle 2/3 NW 12-16, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec, Southern 1/3 WNW 12-16, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
MONDAY - Northern 1/3 NW 8-11, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec, Middle 2/3 WNW 11-15, Seas SW 4-6 feet @ 12sec, Southern 1/3 WNW 10-14, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 18sec


**SEA OF CORTEZ FORECAST**

GENTLE TO MODERATE SE BREEZES CONTINUE ACROSS THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA, ALTHOUGH BRIEF PULSES OF MODERATE TO FRESH W TO SW
WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE FAR NORTHERN GULF TONIGHT INTO WED,
AND AGAIN NIGHTLY THROUGH THE WEEK.
SHORT-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ NORTHERN HALF (north of 27N)
TODAY - SSE 8-12, Seas SSE 0-1 feet @ 2sec
TONITE - S 12-16, Seas SSE 1-3 feet @ 3sec
WEDNESDAY - SSE 8-11, Seas SE 1-2 feet @ 3sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - S 10-14, Seas SE 1-2 feet @ 3sec

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

LONG-TERM SEA OF CORTEZ
THURSDAY - Northern Half S 10-14, Seas SE 1-2 feet @ 3sec, Southern Half WSW 7-10, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - Northern Half SW 6-8, Seas SE 0-1 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half W 5-7, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec
SATURDAY - Northern Half SE 6-8, Seas SW 0-1 feet @ 1sec, Southern Half WSW 6-8, Seas S 4-6 feet @ 14sec
SUNDAY - Northern Half SSW 8-11, Seas SSW 1-2 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half WSW 4-6, Seas S 3-5 feet @ 13sec
MONDAY - Northern Half SSW 8-11, Seas S 0-1 feet @ 2sec, Southern Half WSW 5-8, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 12sec


**SEA OF CORTEZ SOUTHERN CROSSING FORECAST**
SHORT-TERM SOUTHERN CROSSING (along 23N)
TODAY - SSW 6-8, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - SW 7-9, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - SSW 10-13, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - WSW 6-8, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 16sec

LONG-TERM SOUTHERN CROSSING
THURSDAY - WSW 7-10, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - W 5-7, Seas S 5-8 feet @ 15sec
SATURDAY - WSW 6-8, Seas S 4-6 feet @ 14sec
SUNDAY - WSW 4-6, Seas S 3-5 feet @ 13sec
MONDAY - WSW 5-8, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 12sec


**MAZATLAN TO BANDERAS BAY FORECAST**
SHORT-TERM MAZATLAN TO BAHIA BANDERAS
TODAY - WSW 8-11, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - WSW 6-9, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - SW 6-8, Seas S 3-6 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - WNW 3-4, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM MAZATLAN TO BAHIA BANDERAS
THURSDAY - WNW 8-11, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - WNW 9-13, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - WNW 7-10, Seas S 3-5 feet @ 13sec
SUNDAY - WSW 7-10, Seas SW 2-4 feet @ 20sec
MONDAY - WSW 7-10, Seas SSW 2-4 feet @ 12sec


**CABO CORRIENTES FORECAST**
SHORT-TERM CABO CORRIENTES TO MANZANILLO
TODAY - SW 6-8, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - SSE 8-11, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - SSE 4-6, Seas S 4-7 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - NNE 4-5, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM CABO CORRIENTES TO MANZANILLO
THURSDAY - NNW 7-10, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - WNW 8-11, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - NNW 7-10, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
SUNDAY - W 5-8, Seas SW 3-5 feet @ 20sec
MONDAY - WSW 7-9, Seas SW 3-5 feet @ 17sec


**MEXICAN RIVIERA FORECAST**
SHORT-TERM MEXICAN RIVIERA MANZANILLO TO BAHIAS DE HUATULCO
TODAY - SE 6-9, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - E 2-3, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY - WSW 7-10, Seas SSW 6-9 feet @ 15sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - NW 3-4, Seas SSW 6-9 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM MEXICAN RIVIERA MANZANILLO TO BAHIAS DE HUATULCO
THURSDAY - W 10-14, Seas SSW 5-9 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - WSW 9-12, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - WNW 7-10, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
SUNDAY - SE 5-7, Seas SSW 3-5 feet @ 12sec
MONDAY - WSW 4-6, Seas SW 3-6 feet @ 17sec


**TEHUANTEPEC FORECAST**

.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N96W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED N AND SW SWELL.


LOOKING AHEAD, FRESH TO STRONG GAP WINDS ARE EXPECTED BY THU
NIGHT IN THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC.
SHORT-TERM TEHUANTEPEC
TODAY - SSW 6-9, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - W 5-7, Seas SSW 5-8 feet @ 17sec
WEDNESDAY - NNW 7-10, Seas SSW 5-9 feet @ 16sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - WNW 10-14, Seas SSW 6-10 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM TEHUANTEPEC
THURSDAY - NNW 14-20, Seas SSW 6-10 feet @ 15sec
FRIDAY - N 9-13, Seas SSW 5-9 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - ESE 6-8, Seas SSW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
SUNDAY - SW 9-12, Seas SW 3-5 feet @ 20sec
MONDAY - SSW 6-9, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 13sec


**GAP WINDS FORECAST**

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N79W TO DEVELOPING LOW
PRES CENTERED NEAR 11N119W. SCATTERED MODERATE NOTED WITHIN 90
NM S OF THE MONSOON TROUGH BETWEEN 105W AND 109W.

...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N79W TO DEVELOPING LOW
PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR 11N119W. SCATTERED MODERATE STRONG
CONVECTION IS NOTED WITHIN 90 NM SOUTH OF THE MONSOON TROUGH
BETWEEN 105W AND 109W.

GENTLE TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE E WINDS ARE FORECAST ELSEWHERE N
OF THE MONSOON TROUGH WHICH IS MEANDERING BETWEEN 09N AND 11N.
MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST S OF THE
MONSOON TROUGH THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. LONG PERIOD S TO SW SWELL
HAS SPREAD INTO THE REGIONAL WATERS OVERNIGHT AND HAS RAISED
OFFSHORE SEAS TO 6 TO 8 FT ON EITHER SIDE OF THE GALAPAGOS
ISLANDS. A STRONGER AND LARGER PULSE OF SW SWELL WILL MOVE INTO
THE REGIONAL WATERS TONIGHT. THIS NEXT PULSE OF CROSS EQUATORIAL
SWELL WILL RAISE SEAS TO 7-9 FT WED THROUGH EARLY THU BEFORE
SLOWLY SUBSIDING THROUGH FRI, AND PRODUCE LARGE AND DANGEROUS
SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE COASTS AND OUTER REEFS.

LOOKING AHEAD, FRESH TO STRONG GAP WINDS ARE EXPECTED BY THU
NIGHT IN THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC.

GULF OF PAPAGAYO: FRESH GAPS WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS THROUGH MID WEEK FOLLOWED BY FRESH NOCTURNAL
EASTERLY FLOW THROUGH FRI MORNING.
SHORT-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
TODAY - ENE 13-18, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 13sec
TONITE - ENE 8-11, Seas SW 4-6 feet @ 13sec
WEDNESDAY - ENE 15-20, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 15sec
WEDNESDAY NIGHT - ENE 9-12, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 15sec

LONG-TERM GAP WINDS (Near 11N 86W)
THURSDAY - ENE 11-15, Seas SW 4-7 feet @ 14sec
FRIDAY - ENE 13-17, Seas SSW 3-6 feet @ 14sec
SATURDAY - ENE 14-19, Seas SSW 4-6 feet @ 13sec
SUNDAY - ENE 14-20, Seas SW 3-5 feet @ 20sec
MONDAY - ENE 15-20, Seas SW 3-6 feet @ 13sec