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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER
WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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 COLD FRONT NEAR THE WINDWARD PASSAGE AND EXTENDING
SW TO NEAR JAMAICA WILL MOVE E AND WEAKEN TODAY. STRONG
NOCTURNAL FLOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE NW COAST OF COLOMBIA
SAT...WITH GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE
NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 13 FT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 14 FT NEAR THE
COAST OF COLUMBIA.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND SE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A 1004 MB LOW CENTER LOCATED NEAR 30N76W WILL MOVE
NE TODAY WITH A SWATH OF GALE FORCE S TO SE WINDS E AND NE OF
THE LOW ALONG A WARM FRONT. THE LOW WILL DRAG A TRAILING COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE SE BAHAMAS TODAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND AS THE LOW MOVES N OF THE AREA. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS EARLY SUN AND SWEEP ACROSS N
PORTIONS OF THE AREA MON.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 69W...AND S 25 TO 35 KT
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 13
FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO
10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 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.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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