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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1055 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 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...LARGE N SWELL PROPAGATING THROUGH THE N TROPICAL N
ATLC WATERS WILL SUBSIDE BY TONIGHT. LOW PRES N OF THE CARIBBEAN
WILL MAINTAIN A LIGHT WIND REGIME ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN THROUGH
TUE. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD N OF THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN TUE NIGHT
SUPPORTING AN INCREASE IN TRADES ACROSS MOST OF THE CARIBBEAN.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N... AND NE
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 E LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC
AND LOW PRES NEAR 23N67W 1010 MB IS RESULTING IN NEAR GALE TO
GALE FORCE NE TO E WINDS N OF THE LOW. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE NE ZONES THROUGH AT LEAST TUE AS THE LOW
TRACKS N THEN NE...EXITING THE AREA EARLY TUE AS WEAK HIGH PRES
SETTLES IN OVER THE AREA THROUGH THU. LARGE N SWELL WILL LINGER
IN THE E PORTION OF THE AREA N OF 22N BEFORE MOVING E OF THE AREA
WED NIGHT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N OR W OF 73W...AND NE
TO E 25 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 73W...AND 9 TO
15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N OR W OF 72W...AND
NE TO E 30 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 72W...AND 10
TO 17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 72W...AND NE TO E WINDS 30
TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 72W...AND 11 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 71W...AND NE 25 TO
35 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 71W...AND 11 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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.

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

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 25N...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 25N...AND SW 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...N OF 25N...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 25N...AND W TO NW 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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