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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
351 AM EST SAT DEC 10 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 FROM WESTERN CUBA TO THE YUCATAN
CHANNEL WILL GRADUALLY BECOME DIFFUSE THROUGH SUN MORNING. A
SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM SW HAITI TO NW COLOMBIA WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NE. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES OVER THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL SPREAD WESTWARD THROUGH MON. MODERATE TO
FRESH NE TO E TRADES ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC INCREASE TO
FRESH TO STRONG SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. MODERATE TO FRESH TRADES
ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN 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.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

OFFSHORE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 07N TO
15N W OF 55W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N64W TO
28N70W TO 26N76W WHERE IT BECOMES STATIONARY TO THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA TO ALONG NW CUBA. THE COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
27N65W TO 26N75W...AND CONTINUE AS A STATIONARY FRONT TO THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON. BY THIS EVENING...THE COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL NEAR 26N WHILE THE STATIONARY PORTION
BECOMES DIFFUSE. THE COLD FRONT PORTION THEN BEGINS TO DISSIPATE
SUN THROUGH LATE SUN NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES BEHIND THE FRONT
WILL SUPPORT A BROAD AREA OF STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS
ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 28N...AND W OF THE BAHAMAS THROUGH SUN
NIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE FAR
NORTHERN WATERS MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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