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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
400 AM EST TUE JAN 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 STRONG COLD FRONT FROM EASTERN CUBA TO JAMAICA TO
SOUTHERN NICARAGUA WILL STALL FROM THE NE CARIBBEAN TO S OF
HISPANIOLA AND JAMAICA TO COSTA RICA LATE TONIGHT AND WED WHERE
IT GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH MID-WEEK. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
DIMINISH BOTH AHEAD OF AND BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH THIS
EVENING. TYPICAL TRADES WILL RETURN BY WED...INCREASING TO FRESH
TO STRONG IN THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THE END OF THE WEEK INTO
THE WEEKEND.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. E OF FRONT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
E OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND NE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF VENEZUELA... SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. GULF OF VENEZUELA...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT GULF
OF VENEZUELA. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF
VENEZUELA. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF
VENEZUELA. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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 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.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO EASTERN CUBA WILL
SHIFT E OF 65W THIS EVENING...THEN E OF 55W EARLY THU. GALE FORCE
WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...WITH A
LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS AND VERY LARGE SEAS
BEHIND THE FRONT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA
WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST LATE THU. THAT NEXT FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING
WINDS AND SEAS MAINLY N OF 27N THROUGH FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
ATTEMPT TO BUILD BACK IN ALONG 27N THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW 30 TO 35 KT AHEAD
OF FRONT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 70W...AND W 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT W OF 70W...AND 13 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND NW 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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