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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1012 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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 NW HISPANIOLA TO THE FAR NE
COAST OF HONDURAS WILL DRIFT WESTWARD THROUGH SUN AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE. STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL
PULSE TO GALE FORCE OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA TONIGHT AND AGAIN
SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN THROUGH EARLY MON.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW CARIBBEAN LATE TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 15 TO 25 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 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 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE 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 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 9 FT.
.TUE 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 FROM 24.5N65W TO NW COAST OF HISPANIOLA
AND WINDWARD PASSAGE WILL DRIFT NW THROUGH SAT AND BECOME
DIFFUSE. DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE SE U.S. COAST
THIS MORNING AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 27N
THROUGH SAT NIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL STALL FROM 22N65W TO THE MONA
PASSAGE SUN...THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH MON WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDS N OF THE AREA. GALE FORCE S TO SW WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER
NW WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A THIRD COLD FRONT MOVING
OFF THE SE U.S. COAST.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N 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 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W OF 70W...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S...THEN... SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 70W...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

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


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