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FZNT31 KNHC 010316
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1016 PM EST SAT FEB 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...STRONG HIGH PRES ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST OF U.S.
WILL SHIFT SE ACROSS THE NW ATLC TONIGHT THROUGH SUN AND PASS
JUST N OF BERMUDA MON MORNING TO PRODUCE FRESH TO STRONG TRADES
ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL PORTIONS OF CARIB...WHILE WINDS OFF THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA PULSE TO GALE FORCE DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
EARLY MORNING HOURS EACH NIGHT THROUGH THU. NEW HIGH PRES TO
MOVE E ACROSS NW ATLC TUE AND WED AND ACT TO INCREASE TRADES
AGAIN. LARGE NE SWELL WILL PREVAIL OVER THE TROPICAL N ATLC
WATERS THROUGH WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND 4 TO
6 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...
SHIFTING TO NE TO E 25 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 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 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N65W THROUGH FAR
NW BAHAMAS AND ACROSS S FLORIDA WILL DRIFT NORTHWARD W OF 70W AND
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
W ATLC  WAKE OF THE FRONT SUN...THEN SHIFT EASTWARD AHEAD
OF NEXT COLD FRONT ENTERING THE FORECAST AREA MON. THIS NEXT
FRONT WILL SHIFT RAPIDLY E AND PASS ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS
THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA BY EARLY TUE AS NEW HIGH PRESSURE AGAIN
BUILDS BEHIND THE FRONT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W... AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. 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 8 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

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


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