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FZNT31 KNHC 011448
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
948 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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...FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL PREVAIL OFF THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA THROUGH THU NIGHT INCREASING TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE
DURING LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS THROUGH WED NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL THROUGH THE YUCATAN CHANNEL MON EVENING...THROUGH
THE NW CARIBBEAN ON TUE...STALL TUE NIGHT AND DRIFT NW ON WED. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NW CARIBBEAN ON THU NIGHT.
LARGE NW SWELL WILL PROPAGATE S THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS
AND NE CARIBBEAN PASSAGES TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. THESE N SWELLS WILL
REACH THE N COAST OF S AMERICA ON TUE NIGHT AND WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND NE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 150 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 150 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO
30 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 180 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 180 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A PAIR OF COLD FRONTS WILL WEAKEN AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE ACROSS THE TROPICAL WATERS THROUGH TUE. LARGE POST
FRONTAL N SWELL WILL PROPAGATE S ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH EARLY
WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE GEORGIA COAST ON MON
WITH MINIMAL GALE CONDITIONS N OF 30N NEAR THE FRONT TILL EARLY
TUE AS THE FRONT REACHES FROM BERMUDA TO E CUBA. THE FRONT WILL
CONTINUE E ON TUE NIGHT AND WEAKEN AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE OVER
THE TROPICAL WATERS NE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ON WED AND THU. YET
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS ON THU REACHING
FROM 31N74W TO PORT CANAVERAL EARLY FRI.

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

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO TO 30 TO 35 KT
N OF 30N LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT BUILDING 9 TO 11 FT N OF 30N.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT N OF 30N AND
SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

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

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE
AND SE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 30N AND 20 TO 30 KT S OF 30N
SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 29N...AND 7 TO
9 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS E OF FRONT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 30N AND 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
N OF 29N...AND 7 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS ISOLATED
TSTMS E OF FRONT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SE AND
NW SWELL.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND
SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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