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FZNT31 KNHC 140825
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
325 AM EST SUN FEB 14 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 NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE TODAY. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING
SE ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO AND FLORIDA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...AND MODERATE TO FRESH
E WINDS ELSEWHERE THROUGH WED. WINDS WILL PULSE TO GALE FORCE
ACROSS COLOMBIAN BASIN TONIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER SE WATERS WILL
DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT FROM 30N65W TO NORTHERN
CUBA WILL BECOME STATIONARY FROM 25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA TONIGHT
AND MON AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS S ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH
WILL SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH TUE NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO NW WATERS TUE...AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED. THE
FRONT WILL WEAKEN WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT. STRONG TO NEAR GALE
FORCE SW WINDS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT OVER NW WATERS TUE AND FRESH
N TO NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT WED.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

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


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