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FZNT31 KNHC 092031
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 IN THE YUCATAN CHANNEL WILL STALL
TONIGHT...GRADUALLY WASHING OUT THROUGH EARLY SUN. A TROUGH
EXTENDING FROM SW HAITI TO NW COLOMBIA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE W
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE
NE. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES IN THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL SPREAD
SW THIS WEEKEND WITH MODERATE TO FRESH TRADES ELSEWHERE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 3 TO 5 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND
E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 8 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 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 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 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 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO N CENTRAL CUBA
WILL REACH FROM 29N65W TO SE FLORIDA TODAY...STALL ALONG 25N BY
LATE SAT THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONG HIGH PRES
BEHIND FRONT WILL SUPPORT A BROAD AREA OF STRONG WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 27N...AND W THROUGH THE
BAHAMAS THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST TUE THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA.

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

.TONIGHT...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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N 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 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND
NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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.

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

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



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