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FZNT31 KNHC 031514
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1014 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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...PERSISTENT STRONG RIDGING N OF THE AREA WILL ALLOW
WINDS TO PULSE TO GALE FORCE OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS THROUGH SAT NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADE
WINDS WITH ASSOCIATED SWELL WILL PERSIST TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH
INTO SATURDAY THEN SUBSIDE.

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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S OF 18N...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE EACH NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA NE TO E WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT 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...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 28N
TODAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES MOVING FROM THE CAROLINAS TO BERMUDA
TONIGHT AND WED. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA
COAST THU THEN STALL FROM ROUGHLY BERMUDA TO S FLORIDA FRI. WEAK
LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE BOUNDARY SAT AND LIFT N THROUGH SAT
NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 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 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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