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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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...WEAK HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS WILL
SHIFT E AND INTO THE CENTRAL ATLC THROUGH MON...MAINTAINING A
WEAK TRADEWIND FLOW ACROSS THE BASIN. A WEAK COLD FRONT SINKING
S ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE NE CARIBBEAN TONIGHT WILL DRIFT SE
AND DISSIPATE ACROSS THE EXTREME NE CARIBBEAN SUN. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW CARIBBEAN EARLY MON MORNING...REACH
FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NICARAGUA TUE...AND BECOME DIFFUSE
ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
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.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEAK TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT DRIFTING S-SE
ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS S OF
22N WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL
LINGER JUST E OF THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING
E-NE
SUN THROUGH TUE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS NEXT FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N71W TO THE
SE BAHAMAS BY MON EVENING...THEN FROM 31N66W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE TUE EVENING...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT
ATLC WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE
FORCE WINDS BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND W 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE 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.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW 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 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



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