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FZNT31 KNHC 290144
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDS E CENTRAL CUBA TO 19N81W WHERE
IT BECOMES STATIONARY TO THE COAST OF N CENTRAL HONDURAS. THE
COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NE
HONDURAS ON SUN. THE FRONT WILL THEN BECOME DIFFUSE FROM
HISPANIOLA TO E HONDURAS ON MON AND TUE. FRESH TRADES WILL
PERSIST ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA DURING THE PERIOD INCREASING
TO STRONG DURING LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS. MODERATE TO
FRESH TRADES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E
CARIBBEAN TONIGHT...THEN MODERATE TRADES EXPECTED THROUGH THU.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT N OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 15 S OF
18N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT N OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT S OF 18N.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT S OF
18N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 18N.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 4 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...AND 4 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
75 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT WITHIN
75 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA BETWEEN 74W AND 77W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA BETWEEN 74W AND 77W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 8 T0 10 FT
WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 3 TO 5 FT W OF 80W.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT EARLY WITHIN
120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA BETWEEN 74W AND 77W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT...AND 3 TO 5 FT W OF 80W.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 60
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT W OF
80W.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 24N73W TO E CENTRAL CUBA
WILL WEAKEN AS IT REACHES FROM JUST E OF BERMUDA TO 26N70W TO
EASTERN CUBA LATE TONIGHT...FROM NEAR 25N65W TO HAITI BY LATE
SUN AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...AND FROM NEAR 22N65W W TO THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BY MON EVENING WHERE IT WILL BECOMES
STATIOANRY AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH WED. A RIDGE WILL
BUILD EASTWARD NEAR 27N ON SUN...THEN SHIFT NORTHWARD ON MON AS
HIGH DEVELOPS NEAR 30N78W. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT BACK S TO NEAR
27N ON TUE AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT QUICKLY MOVES ACROSS THE
NORTHERN WATERS ON TUE BEFORE IT STALLS NEAR 30N ON WED. THE
WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH WED NIGHT
AND LIFT N OF THE AREA...WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE FRONT
CONTINUES EASTWARD AS A COLD FRONT TO E OF THE NE PORTION BY
EARLY THU AS CENTRAL ATLC HIGH PRES BUILDS WSW ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WATERS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT E OF 80W...AND 4 TO 5 FT W OF 80W.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT E OF 80W...AND 3 TO 4
FT W OF 80W.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...AND 3 TO 4 FT
W OF 80W.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT E OF 80W...AND 2 TO 4 FT W OF 80W.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT E OF 80W...AND
3 TO 4 FT W OF 80W.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT E OF 80W...AND 3 TO 4
FT W OF 80W.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT E OF
80W...AND 2 TO 3 FT W OF 80W.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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