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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
953 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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...STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING E ACROSS THE W ATLANTIC
WILL MAINTAIN STRONG NE WINDS ACROSS THE NW AND N CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH EARLY SAT. LARGE N SWELL WILL REACH THE
TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS AND NE CARIBBEAN PASSAGES LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUN. LOW PRES DEVELOPING N OF HISPANIOLA OVER THE
WEEKEND WILL WEAKEN THE HIGH AND ALLOW WINDS AND SEAS TO
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SUN THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N... AND NE 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO
19N 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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 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.

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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL SUPPORT STRONG NE WINDS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A STATIONARY FRONT
ALONG 24N WILL DRIFT S THROUGH SAT. LOW PRES IS FORECAST TO
DEVELOP THIS WEEKEND N OF HISPANIOLA ALONG THE FRONT WITH GALES
LIKELY N OF THE LOW SAT AFTERNOON THROUGH MON AS THE LOW TRACKS N
THEN NE.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E OF 73W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...AND E WINDS 15 TO 25
KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF 73W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...AND E WINDS 15 TO 25
KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...E OF 73W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...AND E WINDS 15 TO 25
KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING SAT AND SAT NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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