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FZNT31 KNHC 260901
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
401 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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...TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE ACROSS THE BASIN
TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OF THE AREA. STRONG NOCTURNAL FLOW
IS FORECAST TO DEVELOPED NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA...WITH WINDS
REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY
MORNING HOURS MON THROUGH THU.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU 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 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND
2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 14 FT NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 13
FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 14 FT NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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...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 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 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT HAS ENTERED THE NW WATERS AND EXTENDS
FROM 31N77W TO NEAR CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA. THE FRONT WILL REACH
FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO SOUTH FLORIDA THIS EVENING AND BEGIN TO
WEAKEN ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRE IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT WILL DOMINATE THE FORECAST REGION THROUGH WED. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE SW N ATLC ON THU.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND W LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


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