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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
852 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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...WEAK TRADEWINDS GENERALLY PREVAIL ACROSS THE
CARIBBEAN AND TROPICAL NORTH ATLANTIC FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
STRONG NOCTURNAL FLOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE NW COAST OF COLOMBIA
SAT NIGHT...WITH NEAR GALE TO GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN
NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...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 AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...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 AND SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A 1006 MB LOW CENTER LOCATED NEAR 30N75W WILL MOVE
NE TONIGHT WITH A SWATH OF NEAR GALE FORCE S TO SE WINDS E AND
NE OF THE LOW. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT HAS MOVED ACROSS THE
TURKS AND CAICOS THIS EVENING. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY
LATE FRI AS THE LOW MOVES N OF THE AREA. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO NW WATERS EARLY SUN AND SWEEP ACROSS N PORTIONS OF THE
AREA MON.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO
10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND W LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.



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