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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
942 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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...WEAK RIDGING N OF THE AREA ALONG 25N IS MAINTAINING
MODERATE TRADE WINDS FROM THE TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN. STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE
NW CARIBBEAN AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
CARIBBEAN EARLY TONIGHT...REACH FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NW
COSTA RICA TUE MORNING AND BECOME DIFFUSE ACROSS THE NE
CARIBBEAN WED. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW
CARIBBEAN BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...S OF 18N...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NW 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND SE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...GULF OF VENEZUELA...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES NEAR 25N62W WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT
E-NE AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE BASIN FROM THE W. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS TONIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N75W TO
CENTRAL CUBA EARLY MON...THEN FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE EARLY TUE...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT
ATLC WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE
FORCE WINDS N OF 23N AND BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT
COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE THU.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT W OF 70W...
AND 9 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 70W...AND 5 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...
AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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