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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
443 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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...A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH EXTENDING ACROSS
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE AND JAMAICA TO COASTAL WATERS OF NE
HONDURAS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING SE
ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO AND FLORIDA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...AND MODERATE TO
FRESH E WINDS ELSEWHERE THROUGH WED. WINDS WILL PULSE TO GALE
FORCE ACROSS COLOMBIAN BASIN TONIGHT AND MON NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
...GALE CONDITIONS EXPECTED WITHIN 45 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA FRI
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
...EXCEPT 10 TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 10
FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT ALONG
COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN
45 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT
WITHIN 45 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 9 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 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.

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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE SE WATERS WILL
DISSIPATE THROUGH MON MORNING. A COLD FRONT FROM 28N65W TO
CENTRAL CUBA EARLY TONIGHT WILL BECOME STATIONARY FROM NEAR
25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA LATER TONIGHT AND MON AS STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS S ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH TUE NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NW WATERS
TUE...AND ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED. THE FRONT
WILL WEAKEN WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT OVER THE EASTERN
PORTION. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE SW WINDS WILL PRECEDE THE
FRONT OVER NW WATERS TUE AND FRESH N TO NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THE FRONT THU AND THU NIGHT. ON FRI...FRESH NE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED SE OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO STRAITS OF FLORIDA AS STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS ACROSS THE BASIN IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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...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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


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