272  
FZNT31 KNHC 082036  
OFFN20  
 
MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
336 PM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
 
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
 
STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS  
THE SOUTH- CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THIS WEEK, EXCEPT FOR NOCTURNAL  
PULSES TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE ALONG THE NORTHWEST COAST OF  
COLOMBIA. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS  
THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN, INCLUDING THE NORTH-CENTRAL PASSAGES  
THROUGH FRI. THESE STRONG CONDITIONS WILL THEN SPREAD EAST  
ACROSS THE EAST CARIBBEAN WATERS, AND PERSIST THROUGH MON NIGHT.  
STRONG TRADES AND BUILDING SEAS ARE FORECAST ACROSS THE TROPICAL  
WATERS NORTH OF 11N THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N, AND  
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N, AND E 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N, AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N, AND E 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N, AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N, AND E 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N, AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN  
NE TO E SWELL.    
FRI
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN NE TO E  
SWELL.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN NE TO  
E SWELL.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NE TO  
E SWELL.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NE TO  
E SWELL.    
MON
 
E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT IN NE TO  
E SWELL.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE TO E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT IN  
NE TO E SWELL.  
 
SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT, BUILDING TO  
11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 10 TO  
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 6 TO 9 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 6 TO 9 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 15 TO  
25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 6 TO 9 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA,  
AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. 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 8 TO 11 FT.  
 
OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO  
19N W OF 55W  
   
TONIGHT
 
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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.  
 
OFFSHORE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 07N TO  
15N W OF 55W  
   
TONIGHT
 
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.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
 
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO S FLORIDA WILL STALL  
FROM  
BERMUDA TO SOUTHEAST FLORIDA EARLY FRI. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT  
WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE WATERS NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS ON FRI  
AND  
SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA  
COAST LATE MON. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG TRADES ARE EXPECTED TO  
CONTINUE ALONG THE NORTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA AND THE ATLANTIC  
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE THROUGH FRI. A TIGHTENING  
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL THEN SUPPORT STRONG TRADES ACROSS ALL THE  
WATERS SOUTH OF 23N BY LATE SAT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING SE 10 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W  
   
TONIGHT
 
W OF 70W, NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, INCREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE, SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W, AND E LESS THAN 10 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.  
 
BAHAMAS N OF 22N  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
SE 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 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 65W AND THE BAHAMAS  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W  
   
TONIGHT
 
E 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 9 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. 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
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.  
 
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