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FZNT31 KNHC 290852
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
352 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

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...FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH FRI NIGHT...REACHING NEAR GALE FORCE
ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. NE
SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS AND
THROUGH THE ATLC PASSAGES THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO A FRESH TO STRONG BREEZE OVER MUCH OF THE TROPICAL N ATLC AND
EASTERN CARIBBEAN THU AND FRI.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO
4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU AND FRI NIGHTS...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE AXIS ALONG 29N WILL RETRACT EASTWARD AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE SE GEORGIA COAST LATE TONIGHT...REACHING
FROM BERMUDA TO LAKE OKEECHOBEE WED MORNING AND FROM 28N65W TO
PALM BEACH FLORIDA THU BEFORE BECOMING DIFFUSE ON FRI.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.


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