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FZNT31 KNHC 110246
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
946 PM EST WED FEB 10 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE SW TO JUST E OF JAMAICA AND TO WESTERN PANAMA.
A COLD FRONT FROM E CENTRAL CUBA TO NEAR 20N86W WILL MOVE SE AND
MERGE WITH THE REMNANTS OF THE STATIONARY FRONT THU. THE MERGED
FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES N OF
THE AREA BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT WILL HELP
INCREASE TRADE WINDS TO GALE FORCE OFF NE COLOMBIA TONIGHT AND
THU NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 13 FT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT S OF
13N BETWEEN 75W AND 77W.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT WITHIN 75 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT WITHIN 75 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...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.
.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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON 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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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.
.MON 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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N68W TO 25N74W TO E
CENTRAL CUBA. THE COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY MOVE E AND MERGE FIRST
WITH A WEAKENING COLD FRONT THAT EXTENDS FROM 31N65W TO 2569W TO
EASTERN CUBA TONIGHT...THEN WITH A STATIONARY FRONT THAT EXTENDS
FROM NEAR 27N65W TO HAITI ON THU. THE MERGED FRONT WILL REACH
THE FAR SE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI WHERE IT WILL WEAKEN TO A
TROUGH. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE SE U.S. COAST EARLY ON
FRI. THE LOW WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES WELL NE OF THE
AREA FRI NIGHT AND SAT DRAGGING A SECOND COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS N OF 27N THROUGH SAT NIGHT...AND TO THE SE WATERS SUN
WHERE IT MERGES WITH REMNANTS OF THE FIRST COLD FRONT. BEHIND
THE FRONT...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE ENTIRE
WITH THE FRONT EXPECTED TO BE JUST E OF THE AREA BY MON. A
SURFACE TROUGH WILL SET UP JUST INLAND THE SE U.S.COAST SUN
NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 70W...AND 9 TO
14 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...W OF 70W...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
 LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 70W...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.


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