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FZNT31 KNHC 210204
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
904 PM EST SAT DEC 20 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...ELONGATED TROUGH EXTENDS FROM SE GULF OF MEXICO S
ALONG 87W TO GULF OF HONDURAS AND WILL DRIFT W AND INLAND
THROUGH SUN. TRADEWINDS WILL PULSE FROM FRESH TO STRONG OFF THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRADEWINDS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SUN INTO MON AND
PERSIST THROUGH MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OF THE AREA. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW CARIB WED NIGHT...AND EXTEND
FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO HONDURAS THU AFTERNOON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N... AND 3 TO
4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU 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

.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MEANDER THERE THROUGH SUN NIGHT...BEFORE
MOVING N OF THE AREA MON. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS
THE NW WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WED. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
31N77W TO W CUBA WED NIGHT...AND FROM 31N68W TO CENTRAL CUBA THU
NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO 10 FT ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...SE WINDS 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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