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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
412 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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 COLD FRONT AND TROUGH OVER THE E CARIBBEAN WILL
SHIFT E ACROSS THE LEEWARDS TONIGHT AND STALL ACROSS THE
TROPICAL WATERS FROM WED THROUGH FRI. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TONIGHT...REACH FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO
THE NE NICARAGUA WED NIGHT AND STALL FROM E CUBA TO NE NICARAGUA
ON FRI. STRONG NW WINDS WILL DEVELOP W OF THE FRONT BRIEFLY ON
WED. STRONG NOCTURNAL NE WINDS WILL RESUME ALONG THE NW COAST OF
COLOMBIA SAT NIGHT AND INCREASE TO NEAR GALE FORCE SUNDAY NIGHT.


NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N...AND S 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND NE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND SE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 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. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE LOW AT 22N62W WILL MOVE E AND DRAG A COLD
FRONT THROUGH TROPICAL WATERS THROUGH WED WITH THE FRONT
STALLING ALONG 57W ON WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI. A REINFORCING COLD
FRONT FROM 27N65W TO 26N71W WILL RACE SE AND MERGE WITH LOW
PRESSURE CENTER AND FRONT OVER THE TROPICAL WATERS. A SURFACE LOW
WILL MOVE E ACROSS FLORIDA ON THU...THEN TURN N ALONG 79W ON
FRI...CROSS 30N77W ON FRI NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A COLD FRONT E
THROUGH THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS SUN EVENING.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO
10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND NE 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND E 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 28N E OF 73W. ELSEWHERE S
WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND E 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 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 5 FT.



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