Baja, Sea of Cortez & Mexico West Coast Forecast

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FZPN27 KNHC 310303
OFFPZ7

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

Offshore Waters Forecast for the E Pacific within 250 nm of
Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PMZ001-311515-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Mexico
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front just west of Baja California Norte
will sweep southeastward across the Baja California peninsula
and Gulf of California tonight through Tue evening while
weakening. Fresh to strong NW winds behind the front are
expected to reach near 28N tonight, but be just west of the
offshore waters. These winds will diminish to fresh speeds late
tonight. Otherwise, high pressure in the wake of the front will
shift E along 30N through Thu, with winds diminishing and seas
subsiding. The next Gulf of Tehuantepec gale force gap wind event
is possible starting at the end of the week. This event is
expected to be on the high range of gale force winds, with some
chance of winds reaching storm force.

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PMZ009-311515-
Mexico Border S to 29N within 60 nm of shore-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW late. Seas
5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell. Period 17 seconds.
Scattered showers through the night.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 18 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 15
seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
14 seconds.

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PMZ011-311515-
Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 18 seconds.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
18 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell. Period
16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.  Period
14 seconds.

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PMZ013-311515-
Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 18 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
19 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 18 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW
swell. Period 15 seconds.

$$

PMZ015-311515-
Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds, becoming 18 seconds late.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. Period
19 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.

$$

PMZ017-311515-
Northern Gulf of California-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
6 seconds.
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
6 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
5 seconds.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
5 seconds.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 11 seconds.

$$

PMZ019-311515-
Central Gulf of California-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to NW 10 kt
late. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Period 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 13 seconds.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
12 seconds, becoming 8 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
5 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 5
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
6 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 7 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 6
seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 6 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
5 seconds.

$$

PMZ021-311515-
Southern Gulf of California-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
14 seconds.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
13 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
13 seconds, becoming 18 seconds late. Scattered
showers.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
19 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
17 seconds.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in S swell. Period 14
seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
15 seconds.

$$

PMZ023-311515-
Entrance to the Gulf of California including Cabo Corrientes-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
15 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 15 seconds,
becoming 18 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 19 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period
18 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW
swell. Period 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
17 seconds.

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PMZ025-311515-
Mexico - States of Michoacan and Guerrero to 250 nm offshore-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.TUE...Within 60 nm of shore, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, variable winds
less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
17 seconds.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt Within 60 nm of shore, and
N to NE 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell. Period
18 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 18 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 15 seconds.

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PMZ027-311515-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
703 PM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, W winds 10 to 15 kt,
shifting to NW to N 15 to 20 kt late. Elsewhere, NW
to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W swell. Period 17 seconds.
.TUE...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, N winds 20 to 25 kt,
becoming NE 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N to NE winds
10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W swell. Period 16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N to NE 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 17 seconds,
becoming 19 seconds late.
.WED...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt
in the morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NE
winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell. Period 18 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 18 seconds.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
17 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt Offshore Gulf of
Tehuantepec, and NW to N 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW
swell. Period 16 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 35 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and NE
25 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 7 to 11 ft in SW to W swell. Period
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N to NE 30 to 35 kt Elsewhere. Seas 11 to 17 ft in N swell.
Period 17 seconds.
.SAT...N to NE winds 35 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N to NE 25 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 11 to 17 ft in NE swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and NE 20 to 25 kt Elsewhere. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE swell.
Period 15 seconds.

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Forecaster Aguirre

NWS PZ7 Office Offshore Forecast