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FZNT31 KNHC 271452
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
952 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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 TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH TUE NIGHT...REACHING NEAR GALE FORCE
ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. NE
SWELLS WILL PROPAGATE THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC...WITH SEAS
OVER 8 FT SPREADING S THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH SUN AND
SUBSIDING MON THROUGH WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IS WEAKENING FROM 23N65W TO 26N74W THEN
IS STATIONARY TO NEAR SEBASTIAN INLET. THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT AS A SURFACE HIGH SHIFTS SE ACROSS
BERMUDA ON SUN...WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING SW TO CENTRAL FLORIDA.
THE RIDGE WILL RETRACT E ON MON NIGHT AS A SECOND COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO NW WATERS...REACHES FROM 31N73W TO NEAR HOBE SOUND TUE
NIGHT AND DISSIPATES OVER NE WATERS WED NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



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