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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC
FROM 07N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...THE SW N ATLANTIC S OF
31N W OF 65W INCLUDING BAHAMAS...AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

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.

SYNOPSIS FOR CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLC FROM 07N TO 19N
BETWEEN 55W AND 64W

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM EASTERN CUBA TO NE HONDURAS WILL
MOVE S AND STALL FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO SAN ANDRES ISLAND
TONIGHT...AND DISSIPATE THROUGH EARLY FRI. WINDS WILL PULSE TO
GALE FORCE OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE N OF
THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO STRONG TRADES OVER THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE PERIOD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT BETWEEN 72W AND
80W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W AND
80W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO
12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN
72W AND 80W.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO
19N W OF 55W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

OFFSHORE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 07N TO
15N W OF 55W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR 25N65W TO EASTERN CUBA WILL
STALL FROM NEAR 24N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TONIGHT...AND
BECOME DIFFUSE FRI AND FRI NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE MOVING OFF THE SE
U.S. COAST EARLY ON FRI WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES WELL
NE OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND SAT. THIS LOW WILL DRAG A SECOND
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 27N THROUGH SAT NIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL STALL FROM NEAR 22N65W TO THE MONA PASSAGE SUN...AND
DISSIPATE INTO MON AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS N OF THE AREA. ON
TUE...HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE AREA WILL SHIFT EASTWARD IN
RESPONSE TO LOW PRESSURE THAT MOVES TOWARDS THE MID-ATLANTIC
SEABOARD SE U.S. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE S TO SW WINDS WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE NW WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF THE LOW
AND THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW.

ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. W OF 70W...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 65W AND THE BAHAMAS

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S...THEN SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.


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