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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
356 AM EST MON JAN 23 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA TO
THE GULF OF HONDURAS WILL REACH FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO COSTA
RICA TUE MORNING AND BECOME DIFFUSE FROM THE NE CARIBBEAN TO S OF
JAMAICA TO COSTA RICA WED. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL BE BOTH
AHEAD OF AND BEHIND THE FRONT...MAINLY IN THE NW CARIBBEAN AND
WINDWARD PASSAGE...WITH LARGE SEAS NEAR THE YUCATAN CHANNEL.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE NIGHT WITH TRADES RETURNING WED.
TRADES WILL INCREASE TO FRESH TO STRONG IN THE S CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
EXCEPT TO 12 FT NEAR YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
EXCEPT TO 11 FT NEAR YUCATAN CHANNEL EARLY.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...S OF 18N...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 5 FT.
.THU...E 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND SE 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND
E LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...GULF OF VENEZUELA...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S 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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND NE
LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI 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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 STRONG COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO S FLORIDA WILL RACE
EASTWARD EXTENDING FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY TUE...
THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT ATLC WED. THE FRONT
WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 23N
BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE
AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST LATE THU. THAT FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS AND
SEAS MAINLY N OF 27N THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND S 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT BEHIND FRONT. W OF
70W...SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT W 20 TO 30 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT W OF 70W...AND 11 TO 16 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. W OF 70W...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 12 TO
14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. W OF 70W...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 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...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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