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FZNT31 KNHC 130836
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
336 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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 WINDWARD PASSAGE TO THE NE
COAST OF HONDURAS WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE TODAY. STRONG WINDS
ACROSS THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL PULSE TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE
SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...AND MODERATE TO
FRESH E WINDS ELSEWHERE THROUGH WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING SUN NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...STATIONARY FRONT OVER SE WATERS WILL WEAKEN TO A
TROUGH LATER TODAY AND DISSIPATE BY TONIGHT. DEEPENING LOW PRES N
OF THE AREA WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.
THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM 31N70W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA LATER TODAY
FROM 30N65W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT...FROM 26N65W
TO N CUBA SUN THEN BECOME STATIONARY FROM 25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA
SUN NIGHT AND MON AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS N OF THE AREA.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

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


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