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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 PM EST SAT FEB 6 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM WESTERN CUBA TO THE
GULF OF HONDURAS. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL MERGE WITH THE
OLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT...REACHING FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO
NICARAGUA SUN NIGHT...THEN STALLING FROM HAITI TO NE COSTA RICA
BY MON MORNING WHERE IT WILL GRADUALLY WASH OUT THROUGH MID
WEEK. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE MERGED
FRONT...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OFFSHORE OF NICARAGUA TUE
THROUGH WED. WINDS WILL ALSO PULSE TO NEAR GALE FORCE NEAR THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA BY MID WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT NEAR THE
COAS OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT NEAR THE
COAS OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N64W TO A 1015 MB
LOW PRES NEAR 27N80W. THE LOW WILL LIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN
AFTERNOON DRAGGING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE BASIN IN ITS WAKE.
GALE FORCE WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE LOW AND FRONT N OF 27N...
INCREASING TO STORM FORCE ALONG 30N SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF
GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 27N MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE LATE TUE NIGHT WITH ANOTHER YET WEAKER COLD FRONT CLIPPING
THE NORTHERN WATERS WED.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT... BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO
9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 30 TO 40 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.MON...W OF 70W...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT...SEAS 17 TO 27 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 19 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT LATE...SEAS 17 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N... THEN...SHIFTING
TO NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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