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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
339 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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...WEAK HIGH PRES OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS WILL SHIFT
E-NE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO THE CENTRAL ATLC BY MON...
MAINTAINING A WEAK TRADEWIND FLOW ACROSS THE BASIN. WINDS WILL
INCREASE ACROSS THE NW CARIBBEAN OVER THE WEEKEND AHEAD OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO.
THIS COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL AND THE NW
CARIBBEAN SUN NIGHT...REACH FROM WINDWARD PASSAGE TO SE
NICARAGUA TUE MORNING...AND BECOME DIFFUSE ACROSS THE NE
CARIBBEAN WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...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.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEAK TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT S-SE
THROUGH THE WATERS S OF 22N AND E OF 70W THROUGH SAT. WEAK HIGH
PRES WILL LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
SHIFTING E-NE THIS WEEKEND AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS
NEXT FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN REACH FROM
31N71W TO THE SE BAHAMAS BY MON EVENING...THEN FROM 31N66W TO
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TUE EVENING. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED
BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W OF 70W...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S
LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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