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FZNT31 KNHC 132123
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
423 PM EST SAT FEB 13 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 WEAKENING NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH FROM
WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NE HONDURAS COASTAL WATERS WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN EVENING. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING SE
ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO AND FLORIDA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...AND MODERATE TO
FRESH E WINDS ELSEWHERE THROUGH WED. WINDS WILL PULSE TO GALE
FORCE ACROSS COLOMBIAN BASIN TONIGHT AND SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY
MON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND 5 TO
7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA... AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO
12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT FROM 10.5N
TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO
14 FT FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W EARLY SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO
13 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 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 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER SE WATERS WILL
WEAKEN AND SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT FROM
31N68W TO THE NW BAHAMAS AND TO S FLORIDA EARLY THIS EVENING
WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N66W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
TONIGHT...FROM NEAR 27N65W TO NW CUBA SUN MORNING AND BECOME
STATIONARY FROM NEAR 25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA SUN NIGHT AND MON...AS
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS S ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH PRESSURE
WILL QUICKLY SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH TUE NIGHT IN RESPONSE TO
ANOTHER COLD FRONT THAT MOVES ACROSS THE NW WATERS TUE...AND
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES ACROSS THE SE PORTION WED NIGHT THROUGH THU. STRONG TO NEAR
GALE FORCE SW WINDS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT OVER THE NW WATERS TUE
WHILE FRESH N TO NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT S OF ABOUT
27N WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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