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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
948 AM EST THU DEC 25 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 MON NIGHT...REACHING MINIMAL GALE
FORCE NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA TONIGHT INTO FRI. A COLD FRONT
FROM WESTERN CUBA TO CENTRAL HONDURAS WILL STALL TODAY AND
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH FRI AS IT RETROGRADES NORTHWARD. NE
SWELLS WILL PROPAGATE THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC FRI NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N... AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMIBA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMIBA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N76W THROUGH GRAND
BAHAMA AND THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL STRETCH FROM 30N65W TO
ABACO FRI MORNING...WITH THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT
DISSIPATING AS IT RETROGRADES THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS. THE
REMAINDER OF THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE FROM 23N65W TO ABACO SAT
MORNING. HIGH PRES N OF THE AREA WILL MOVE SE THROUGH BERMUDA ON
SUN AND ALIGN A RIDGE ALONG 29N MON.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND S LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 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 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT W OF 70W...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 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.


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