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FZNT31 KNHC 070914
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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 COLD FRONT FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO THE GULF OF
HONDURAS WILL MOVE SE AND STALL FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO THE
COAST OF NICARAGUA BY TONIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH
MID WEEK. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE
FRONT...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OFFSHORE OF NICARAGUA TUE
THROUGH WED. WINDS WILL ALSO PULSE TO NEAR GALE FORCE NEAR THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA BY MID WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 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 12 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 6 TO 8 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 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...1008 MB LOW PRES NEAR 29N78W WILL DEEPEN AND MOVE NE
OF THE AREA TODAY. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST AND
REACH FROM 31N72W TO EASTERN CUBA BY LATE TODAY...THEN STALL
FROM
26N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE BY LATE MON. WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO STORM FORCE OVER THE WATERS BETWEEN NE FLORIDA AND BERMUDA BY
TONIGHT. A SECOND FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST
MON...REACHING FROM BERMUDA TO CENTRAL CUBA BY LATE TUE...THEN
MERGING WITH THE STALL FRONT AND SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA THROUGH
MID WEEK.

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

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT INTO TUE...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT N OF 29N W OF 79W...AND W TO NW
30 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 20N E OF 78W NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23
FT. ELSEWHERE NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 45 TO 55 KT N OF 29N...AND W 30 TO 40 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT...BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT.
.MON...N OF 29N...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 19
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N OF 25N W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. S
OF 25N SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 25N...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO
30 KT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.


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