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FZNT23 KNHC 272036
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE SW AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC
AND CARIBBEAN SEA
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST 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.

AMZ001-280900-
SYNOPSIS FOR CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO
19N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM EASTERN CUBA
TO COASTAL HONDURAS WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TONIGHT. FRESH TO
STRONG WINDS WILL PERSIST NEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA THROUGH
THU. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND LEE OF CUBA WED NIGHT LATE THROUGH THU NIGHT. FRESH
WINDS NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA WILL INCREASE TO FRESH TO
STRONG TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

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AMZ011-013-015-017-019-021-280900-
CARIBBEAN N OF 18N W OF 85W INCLUDING YUCATAN BASIN-
CARIBBEAN N OF 18N BETWEEN 76W AND 85W INCLUDING CAYMAN BASIN-
CARIBBEAN APPROACHES TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE-
GULF OF HONDURAS-
CARIBBEAN FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W-
CARIBBEAN FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W-
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...BETWEEN CUBA AND JAMAICA...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...BETWEEN CUBA AND JAMAICA...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...N TO
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST S.
.FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

AMZ029-031-039-280900-
W CENTRAL CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 80W-
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W INCLUDING COLOMBIA
BASIN-
SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N INCLUDING APPROACHES TO PANAMA CANAL-
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT AND WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E OF 80W...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF 80W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF NICARAGUA...AND 6 TO 8
FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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AMZ023-033-280900-
CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W-
CARIBBEAN S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W INCLUDING VENEZUELA BASIN-
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGH AND WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

AMZ025-027-035-037-280900-
OFFSHORE WATERS LEEWARD ISLANDS-
TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 15N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W-
OFFSHORE WATERS WINDWARD ISLANDS INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO-
TROPICAL N ATLC FROM 7N TO 15N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W-
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

AMZ101-280900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N62W TO 26N65W TO 22N72W
WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 20N71W
TONIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 28N WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 30N81W WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT AND WED...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SE UNITED STATES WED AND
WED NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE THROUGH THE WATERS THU INTO FRI WHILE
SLOWLY WEAKENING. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE
NORTHERN WATERS FRI...EXTENDING FROM 31N74W TO MELBOURNE FLORIDA
BY LATE FRI...THEN STALL AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE ALONG 26N SAT
INTO SUN. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE REGION
FRI NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN PASS TO THE NE OF THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT.


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AMZ111-113-115-117-119-121-123-125-127-280900-
ATLANTIC FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W-
ATLANTIC FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W-
ATLANTIC FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W-
BAHAMAS INCLUDING CAY SAL BANK-
ATLANTIC FROM 22N TO 27N E OF BAHAMAS TO 70W-
ATLANTIC FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W-
ATLANTIC S OF 22N W OF 70W INCLUDING APPROACHES TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE-
ATLANTIC S OF 22N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W INCLUDING PUERTO RICO
TRENCH-
ATLANTIC FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W-
430 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. S OF 27N...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE OF
FRONT S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT S OF 27N...11 TO 16 FT N OF
27N...AND 2 TO 3 FT W OF THE BAHAMAS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S OF 23N E OF 67W S TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT N OF 26N...4 TO 7 FT ATLC
EXPOSURES S OF 26N...AND 2 TO 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 25N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 25N...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...W OF 65W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
10 TO 15 KT. E OF 65W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SUBSIDING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...
AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...N OF 26N...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. S OF 26 N...E
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 65W E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...N
TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E OF 60W S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT...AND N OF
27N E OF 70W BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W OF 65W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. E OF 65W...E TO NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO
4 FT...AND N OF 27N E OF 70W 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT
W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 3 FT...AND N OF 27N E OF 70W 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W OF 70W BECOMING E TO
SE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N W OF
70W INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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