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FZNT31 KNHC 040831
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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...PERSISTENT STRONG RIDGING N OF THE AREA WILL ALLOW
WINDS TO PULSE TO GALE FORCE OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS THROUGH SUN NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADE
WINDS WITH ASSOCIATED SWELL WILL PERSIST OVER THE TROPICAL N
ATLC THROUGH SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL OVER THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH
THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA COAST THU NIGHT
AND EXTEND FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO CENTRAL FLORIDA FRI. THE SOUTHERN
PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL STALL AND DISSIPATE OVER THE WESTERN
WATERS THROUGH SAT WHILE TO NORTHERN PART OF THE FRONT SHIFTS E
OF THE AREA LATE SAT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



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