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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
336 AM EST THU MAR 5 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 MON NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADE
WINDS WITH ASSOCIATED SWELL WILL PERSIST OVER THE TROPICAL N
ATLC THROUGH SAT...WITH A BRIEF LULL SUN...BEFORE STRENGTHENING
BACK MON AS THE PRES GRADIENT REBUILDS.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF
18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S
OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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 9 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 9 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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 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 8 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL OVER THE FORECAST AREA
TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA COAST LATE
TONIGHT 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 THE NORTHERN PART OF THE FRONT
SHIFTS E OF THE AREA LATE SAT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL BECOME
A NORTH TO SOUTH COASTAL TROUGH E OF FLORIDA SUN WHERE IT WILL
LINGER THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WILL MOVE E AS A COLD FRONT AGAIN
MON AND MON NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W... AND 4 TO 6 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

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

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

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


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