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FZNT31 KNHC 062117
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 PM EST SAT FEB 6 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 CENTRAL CUBA TO SE OF THE
YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS NEAR 16N86W WILL LINGER
TODAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL MERGE WITH THE OLD FRONT
TONIGHT...REACHING FROM THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NICARAGUA SUN
NIGHT...THEN STALLING FROM HAITI TO NE COSTA RICA BY MON MORNING
WHERE IT WILL GRADUALLY WASH OUT THROUGH MID WEEK. STRONG TO
NEAR GALE FORCE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW BOTH FRONTS...WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS OFFSHORE OF NICARAGUA TUE THROUGH WED. WINDS
WILL ALSO PULSE TO NEAR GALE FORCE NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA BY
MID WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 8 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.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 15 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 FRONT EXTENDING FROM 30N65W TO CENTRAL
CUBA WILL RETROGRADE TO THE NW THROUGH TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP TO THE E OF NORTHERN FLORIDA TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE LOW WILL LIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN
AFTERNOON DRAGGING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE BASIN IN ITS WAKE.
GALE FORCE WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE LOW AND FRONT N OF 27N...
INCREASING TO STORM FORCE ALONG 30N SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF
GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 27N MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE LATE TUE NIGHT WITH ANOTHER YET WEAKER COLD FRONT CLIPPING
THE NORTHERN WATERS WED.

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

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 70W...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT N OF 29N W OF 70W...AND SW TO W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE. N OF 29N...SEAS 14 TO 19 FT...
BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W OF 70W...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT...SEAS 16 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE...SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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