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HF Voice Broadcast (Caribbean/SW Atlantic)



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FZNT31 KNHC 270152
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
852 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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...TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE ACROSS CARIBBEAN
OVERNIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OF THE AREA. STRONG TO NEAR GALE
FORCE WIND IS NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA...FORECAST TO REACH
MINIMAL GALE FORCE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS EACH NIGHT THIS
WEEK BEGINNING MON. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS IN THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN WILL EXTEND TO S OF HISPANIOLA MON NIGHT CONTINUING
THROUGH THE END OF THE PERIOD AND ACROSS THE E CARIBBEAN WED
THROUGH FRI. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE MON NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT. OTHERWISE...LARGE TRADE
WIND SWELL WILL AFFECT THE TROPICAL ATLC WATERS MON THROUGH FRI.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF 
COLOMBIA...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA... 
AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

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

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.TUE NIGHT...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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 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. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 7 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 9 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 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHERN PORTION OF A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 
31N68W TO 29N73W WILL CONTINUE EAST AND EXIT THE FORECAST AREA 
MON...WHILE THE SOUTHERN PORTION STALLS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
BAHAMAS TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA OVERNIGHT WHILE IT DISSIPATES.
HIGH PRES IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL DOMINATE THE REGION 
THROUGH WED. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE SW N 
ATLC ON THU MORNING...EXTENDING FROM 31N70W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA 
FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 
TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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

.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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. 
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 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 7 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.