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FZNT31 KNHC 050242
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
942 PM EST WED MAR 4 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 FRESH 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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. 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. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 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 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...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.
.THU...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.
.THU NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...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 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 15 TO 25 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 WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI THROUGH MON NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT DURING THE LATE
NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE...
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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 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 THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA
COAST THU NIGHT 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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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

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


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