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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
458 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 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...FRESH TO STRONG TRADES WILL PERSIST ALONG THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA DURING THE PERIOD...PRIMARILY DURING LATE NIGHT AND
EARLY MORNING HOURS. FRESH EASTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE GULF OF
HONDURAS WILL DIMINISH FRI LATE. A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE
NW CARIBBEAN FRI...REACH FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO THE GULF
OF HONDURAS ON SAT...AND WEAKEN FROM HAITI TO NICARAGUA ON SUN
AND MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS
ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 5 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES ACROSS THE BASIN WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH SAT IN RESPONSE TO THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT APPROACHES
THE FAR NW PORTION EARLY TODAY. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NW WATERS LATE FRI...REACHING FROM NEAR 31N74W TO NORTHERN
BAHAMAS TO WESTERN CUBA LATE FRI NIGHT...FROM NEAR 31N68W TO
EASTERN CUBA SAT LATE.AND FROM NEAR 28N61W TO MONA PASSAGE BY
LATE SUN. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH ALONG 31N44W 24N54W
TO 21N68W MON THROUGH TUE AS HIGH PRES BUILDS EASTWARD ELSEWHERE
ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE FAR NORTHERN
WATERS MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.


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