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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
942 PM EST MON DEC 5 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...HIGH PRESSURE N OF AREA WILL SUPPORT FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG TRADES NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA AND NW
VENEZUELA THROUGH THU MORNING. SIMILAR WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE W CARIBBEAN...INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...
OVERNIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW CARIBBEAN THU NIGHT
INTO FRI FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. 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 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT 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...NE 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 5 TO 7 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 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 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A DISSIPATING COLD FRONT IS N OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
ALONG 20N. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NW WATERS OVERNIGHT
INTO
TUE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS
BY
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE SW N ATLC LATE THU.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W OF 70W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND SE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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