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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
336 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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 TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NW CARIBBEAN WED NIGHT...EXTEND FROM
WESTERN CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS THU...THEN STALL FROM
CENTRAL CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS THU NIGHT. STRONG NW TO N
WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS ARE EXPECTED W OF THE FRONT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...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 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...SE 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 5 TO 7 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 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 6 TO 8 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.

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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK STATIONARY FRONT OFF NE FLORIDA WILL MOVE N OF
THE AREA LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NW
WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING INTO
THE AREA WED NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N75W TO W CUBA
THU...FROM 31N70W TO CENTRAL CUBA THU NIGHT...AND FROM 30N65W TO
CENTRAL CUBA FRI NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG NW WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE 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 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W OF 70W...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.


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