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FZNT31 KNHC 091506
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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 TROUGH BETWEEN HAITI AND NE COLOMBIA WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE SW CARIBBEAN THROUGH SUN AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OF THE
AREA BEHIND A COLD FRONT STALLING IN THE YUCATAN CHANNEL SUN.
FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE S CENTRAL
AND SW CARIBBEAN BY LATE SUN AS THE HIGH PRES BUILDS E...WITH
FRESH TRADES ELSEWHERE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. 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.
.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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE 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 FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA WILL REACH FROM 29N65W TO SE FLORIDA TODAY...STALL ALONG
25N BY LATE SAT THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONG
HIGH PRES BEHIND FRONT WILL SUPPORT A BROAD AREA OF STRONG WINDS
AND BUILDING SEAS ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 27N...AND W THROUGH THE
BAHAMAS THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST TUE THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...W OF 70W...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

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



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