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FZNT31 KNHC 052102
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
402 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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 EXTENDING FROM W CENTRAL CUBA TO THE
GULF OF HONDURAS WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE REACHING FROM E CENTRAL
CUBA TO NE HONDURAS EARLY ON SAT. STRONG HIGH WILL BUILD SE FROM
THE GULF OF MEXICO SAT PUSHING THE FRONT TO A POSITION FROM
EASTERN CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS BY SUN...FROM THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE TO NE NICARAGUA BY MON EVENING...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN
FROM HAITI TO SE NICARAGUA BY TUE EVENING. FRESH TO AT TIMES
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT THROUGH LATE SUN
BEFORE DIMINISHING. A WEAK TROUGH MOVING ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN
WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N 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...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...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...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E 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 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.
.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 8 FT.
.WED 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 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 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.
.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 8 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 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 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 EXTENDING FROM NEAR 31N74W TO W CENTRAL
CUBA WILL STALL AND WEAKEN FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO CENTRAL CUBA BY
THIS EVENING. THE FRONT WILL BECOME REINFORCED SAT WITH LOW PRES
FORMING NEAR THE NW BAHAMAS EARLY SAT EVENING. THE LOW WILL
DEEPEN RAPIDLY AND SHIFT N OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY SUN...WHILE
THE FRONT MOVES E...AND REACHES FROM NEAR 31N72W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE BY MON EVENING...AND FROM FROM NEAR 25N65W TO HAITI BY
TUE EVENING. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OFF THE NE FLORIDA
COAST AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE
COAST
MON NIGHT. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO
WESTERN CUBA BY EARLY TUE.

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

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT N OF 29N W OF 79W...
AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE...THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 18 FT LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.


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