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FZNT31 KNHC 270804
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
304 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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...FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WITH MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY THIS MORNING. NE SWELLS
WILL PROPAGATE THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC...WITH SEAS 8 FT OR
GREATER SPREADING S THROUGH THE AREA THROUGH SUN...THEN SUBSIDING
MON THROUGH WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT FROM 11N TO 13N
BETWEEN 74W AND 76W EARLY TODAY. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E 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...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. 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 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 8 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IS WEAKENING FROM 25N65W TO 27N71W WHERE
IT TRANSITIONS TO NORTHWARD DRIFTING WARM FRONT. THE FRONTS WILL
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT AS A SURFACE HIGH SHIFTS SE
ACROSS BERMUDA REACHING NEAR 30N55W ON SUN WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING
W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA. THE RIDGE WILL RETRACT E ON MON NIGHT AS A
SECOND COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE NW WATERS REACHING A LINE FROM
BERMUDA TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS ON WED.

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

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

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND
8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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