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On March 8, 2023, the Tropical Analysis Forecast Branch implemented changes to the offshore forecast zones for the eastern Pacific. Click here for details.


Offshore Marine Text Forecasts for the Eastern Pacific - Within 300 nm of Mexico - Click on the links in the table to get the offshore marine forecasts for each zone. The map below the table outlines each zone and shows the zone name and number for each zone. There are no links to the forecasts on the map.


Zone Name Zone Name
PMZ009: Mexico Border S to 29N to 60NM offshore PMZ021: Southern Gulf of California
PMZ011: Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia to 250 nm offshore PMZ022: N of 20N E of 110W including the entrance to the Gulf of California
PMZ013: Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore PMZ024: Calimo and Jalisco out to 300 nm offshore S of 20N and E of 110 W
PMZ014: Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore N of 20N PMZ025: Michoachan to Guerrero to 250 nm 
PMZ016: From 17 to 20N between 110W and 115W including the Revillagigedo Islands PMZ026: Oaxacaca W of Puerto Angel out 250 nm offshore
PMZ017: Northern Gulf of California PMZ028: Oaxacaca E of Puerto Angel out 300 nm offshore including the Gulf of Tehauntepec
PMZ019: Central Gulf of California PMZ029: Offshore Chiapas E of 94W


map showing offshore marine forecast zones for the Eastern Pacific Ocean


Offshore Marine Text Forecasts for
New England, Mid-Atlantic, Tropical AtlanticGulf, Caribbean, Alaska, Washington-Oregon, California, HawaiiEastern Pacific-Equatorial


OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST (text) for Eastern Pacific - Mexico for all zones including the synopsis

Offshore waters forecasts are subdivided by zone, each identified by text description and a Universal Generic Code (UGC). These forecasts are prepared by the Ocean Prediction Center, National Hurricane Center, Honolulu Forecast Office, Juneau Forecast Office, Anchorage Forecast Office, and Fairbanks Forecast Office. This page is also available in a text version.

Similar webpages for Coastal/Great Lakes Forecasts by Zone and High Seas Marine Forecasts are also available.

These forecasts are also available via e-mail

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