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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
355 AM EST MON FEB 8 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 MOSTLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE TO COSTA RICA WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH
MID WEEK. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS FOLLOW THE
FRONT...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OFFSHORE OF NICARAGUA TUE
THROUGH EARLY THU. A REINFORCING FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
GULF LATE TUE AS WITH THE PREVIOUS FRONT STALL FROM ROUGHLY THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE TO THE SW CARIBBEAN BY THU. WINDS WILL ALSO
PULSE TO NEAR GALE FORCE NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA LATE IN THE
WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT AND FRI...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E OF 78W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. W OF
78W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS....A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N65W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE WILL STALL FROM 25N65W TO HAITI BY LATE MON. STORM FORCE
WINDS OVER THE WATERS BETWEEN NE FLORIDA AND BERMUDA WILL
DIMINISH THROUGH TODAY. A SECOND FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST LATE TODAY...REACHING FROM BERMUDA TO CENTRAL CUBA
BY LATE TUE... THEN MERGING WITH THE STALLED FRONT AND SHIFTING
EAST OF THE AREA THROUGH MID WEEK. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
WITH THE SECOND FRONT N OF 27N.

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

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT INTO TUE...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING EARLY TODAY...
...GALE WARNING LATE TODAY INTO TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N OF 29N...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 19
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 29N...AND W 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S...THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 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 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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 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.
.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.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE 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 TO 8 FT.



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