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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 PM EDT TUE MAR 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...HIGH PRES BUILDING N OF THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL
BRING AN INCREASE IN WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE CARIBBEAN WATERS.
N SWELL WILL PROPAGATE INTO THE TROPICAL N ATLC ZONES WED
THROUGH THU NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S OF 18N...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN 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...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES PREVAILS OVER THE W WATERS. THE AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT SE THU AFTERNOON THROUGH SAT AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
REACH THE NW WATERS SAT AND SHIFT ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH SUN.

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

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT W OF
70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND N 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.THU...W OF 70W...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.



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