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FZNT31 KNHC 101508
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 AM EST WED FEB 10 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
SW TO ACROSS EASTERN JAMAICA TO WESTERN PANAMA. A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT FROM EASTERN CUBA TO HONDURAS WILL MOVE SE AND MERGE
WITH THE STATIONARY FRONT LATE TODAY. THE MERGED FRONT WILL
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THU. HIGH PRES N OF THE AREA
BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT WILL HELP INCREASE TRADE
WINDS TO GALE FORCE OFF NE COLOMBIA TONIGHT AND THU NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FTL.
.THU 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 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 28N65W TO EASTERN CUBA.
WINDS TO GALE FORCE CONTINUE W OF THE COLD FRONT ACROSS MUCH OF
THE NORTHERN WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MERGE WITH A STATIONARY
FRONT
THAT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 27N65W TO HAITI THU. A THIRD COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE FRI. THIS FRONT WILL
REACH FROM BERMUDA TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA LATE SAT...AND FROM
25N65W TO HISPANIOLA BY LATE SUN. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.


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