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OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
916 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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...PERSISTENT STRONG RIDGING N OF THE AREA WILL ALLOW
WINDS TO PULSE TO GALE FORCE OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS THROUGH SUN NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADE
WINDS WITH ASSOCIATED SWELL WILL PERSIST TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH
INTO SAT THEN SUBSIDE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 6 TO 8 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.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT ALONG 27N E OF 72W WILL MOVE E OF THE
AREA...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES MOVING FROM THE CAROLINAS TO BERMUDA
OVERNIGHT AND WED. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE
GEORGIA COAST THU NIGHT THEN STALL FROM ROUGHLY BERMUDA TO
CENTRAL FLORIDA FRI. THE FRONT WILL MEANDER OVER W WATERS...LYING
FROM AROUND 31N75W TO SEBASTIAN INLET SAT NIGHT AND FROM 31N73W
TO PALM BEACH SUN NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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