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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
927 AM EST TUE FEB 28 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...STRONG HIGH PRES N OF AREA WILL SUPPORT FRESH TO
STRONG WINDS OVER MOST OF THE CARIBBEAN AND ATLC WATERS THIS
WEEK. ENHANCED NOCTURNAL FLOW WITHIN ABOUT 90 NM OF THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA WILL SUPPORT MINIMAL GALES DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
EARLY MORNING HOURS THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND WED NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...FRI..AND SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 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 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THE SW N ATLANTIC THROUGH
WED NIGHT. A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO REACH THE NW WATERS THU
...EXTENDING FROM BERMUDA TO SOUTH FLORIDA FRI...AND FROM 26N65W
TO EASTERN CUBA ON SAT. STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL
FOLLOW THE FRONT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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



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