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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
939 PM EST WED DEC 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...1020 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR 24N63W WILL
SUPPORT MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE BASIN EXCEPT
FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG WINDS NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA AND NW
VENEZUELA THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW CARIBBEAN
EARLY FRI FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO STRONG NE WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS. TRADES WILL INCREASE FURTHER OVER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN
THIS WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT BUILDS SE ACROSS
THE W ATLC.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO
4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO
4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...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 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 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 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 30N65W TO EXTREME S FLORIDA WILL
REMAIN STATIONARY W OF 70W AND MOVE SLOWLY SE ELSEWHERE THROUGH
THU AFTERNOON BEFORE STALLING. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST EARLY THU...AND REACH FROM 31N66W TO
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA THROUGH LATE FRI. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE N
OF MERGING FRONTS WILL SUPPORT A BROAD AREA OF STRONG WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS W OF 70W THIS WEEKEND.

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND W 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND NW 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 70W...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.



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