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FZNT31 KNHC 280824
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
324 AM EST WED JAN 28 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...A SHEAR LINE EXTENDING FROM EASTERN JAMAICA TO NEAR
THE COSTA RICA AND PANAMA BORDER WILL LINGER THROUGH THU MORNING
WITH FRESH TO STRONG WINDS W OF IT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS NEAR
THE COAST OF COLOMBIA WILL EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND STRENGTHEN TO
NEAR GALE FORCE THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL
DEVELOP NEAR THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.
OTHERWISE MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH EASTERLY WINDS WILL
PREVAIL.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. 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 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF NICARAGUA...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF NICARAGUA...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

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

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN 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 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 25N65W TO NORTHERN HAITI WILL STALL
TODAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 27N80W WILL REACH
FROM 24N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE THU MORNING...SHIFTING E OF
THE AREA THU AFTERNOON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW
PORTION FRI REACHING FROM 31N71W TO E CENTRAL FLORIDA FRI
EVENING...THEN 30N65W TO 27N80W SAT MORNING WHERE IT WILL
BECOME A SHEAR LINE AND SINK S THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N OF 28N BETWEEN 66W AND 71W...SW TO W WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...
BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF 70W...
AND 10 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 70W...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING
VARIABLE LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

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


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