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FZNT31 KNHC 170301
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1001 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

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...HIGH PRES N OF AREA WILL SUPPORT FRESH TO STRONG
WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE BASIN...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...
THROUGH WED. STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE OFF THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA THROUGH FRI MORNING...REACHING NEAR GALE FORCE AT NIGHT
THROUGH WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES N OF AREA WILL THEN WEAKEN AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE SW AND CENTRAL ATLC WATERS THU
THROUGH SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 5 TO
7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE S OF TURKS AND
CAICOS AND THE APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE THROUGH EARLY
WED MORNING. OTHERWISE...GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS WILL DOMINATE
THE REMAINDER AREA THROUGH WED EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN
APPROACH THE N WATERS WED NIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS THE NE AREA
THROUGH THU ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS AND
ASSOCIATED SEAS.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.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 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.


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