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FZNT31 KNHC 082105
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
405 PM EST MON FEB 8 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 NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE TO THE E COAST OF NICARAGUA WILL DRIFT E LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY TUE...STALLING FROM SW HISPANIOLA TO WESTERN PANAMA BY TUE
NIGHT INTO WED...GRADUALLY DISSIPATING THROUGH FRI. THE STRONGEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OFFSHORE OF NICARAGUA TUE THROUGH EARLY THU.
WINDS WILL PULSE TO GALE FORCE NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA OVERNIGHT
ON THU NIGHT AND AGAIN FRI NIGHT...AND ALSO WILL INCREASE TO NEAR
GALE FORCE DOWNWIND OF THE WINDWARD PASSAGE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT 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 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 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.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.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.
.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.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 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 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS....A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N61W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE WILL STALL FROM 25N65W TO HAITI THIS EVENING. GALE FORCE
WINDS OVER THE N CENTRAL AND NE WATERS WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING
WITH A NEW ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 27N COMMENCING TONIGHT
AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THAT FRONT WILL
MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST TONIGHT...REACHING FROM BERMUDA TO
CENTRAL CUBA BY WED MORNING...THEN MERGING WITH THE STALLED FRONT
WED THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE REMNANTS OF THE MERGED BOUNDARY WILL
THEN DRIFT NW THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...WHILE ANOTHER COLD
FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST FRI NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 14 TO 19 FT W OF 70W...AND 12 TO 17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND S LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND W LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


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