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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
957 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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 RIDGING N OF THE AREA IS MAINTAIN MODERATE
TRADE WINDS FROM THE TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN. STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE NW
CARIBBEAN AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO THE
NW CARIBBEAN EARLY TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE TO COSTA RICA TUE MORNING AND BECOME DIFFUSE
ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN WED. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NW CARIBBEAN BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 18N...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SEAS 3 FT
IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES NE OF THE BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E
AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE BASIN FROM THE W. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS TONIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N75W TO
CENTRAL CUBA EARLY MON...THEN FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE EARLY TUE...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT
ATLC WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE
FORCE WINDS BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT N OF 23N. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT COLD
FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST THROUGH THU NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. W OF 70W...SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT W OF 70W...
AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS
LESS
THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



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