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FZNT31 KNHC 262109
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
409 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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 FRONTAL TROUGH FROM E CUBA TO CENTRAL HONDURAS
WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE NW CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND REACH FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO
NICARAGUA LAST TUE...THEN STALL FROM HISPANIOLA TO NICARAGUA ON
WED AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE ON THU. FRESH NE WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN W OF THE FRONT. STRONG NE TO E TRADES WILL
CONTINUE TO PULSE ALONG THE NW COAST OF COLOMBIA THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE 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 N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 6 TO 8 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD FRONTAL TROUGH WILL MEANDER FROM BERMUDA TO E
CUBA TILL OVERRUN TUE BY A STRONG COLD FRONT CURRENTLY EXTENDING
FROM 31N74W TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE MERGED FRONT WILL EXTEND
FROM 31N70W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE LATE TUE...SLOW FROM 25N65W
TO THE MONA PASSAGE ON WED NIGHT AND THEN WASH OUT N OF THE
LEEWARDS ON THU AND FRI. A RIDGE WILL DEVELOP FROM 31N75W TO
CENTRAL FLORIDA ON THU NIGHT AND SHIFT E ON THU ALLOWING ANOTHER
COLD FRONT TO MOVE OFF THE GEORGIA COAST. THIS NEXT FRONT WILL
REACH FROM 31N70W TO THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS ON FRI AND RACE THROUGH
THE SE WATERS ON SAT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
W OF 70W...SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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