502  
FZNT31 KNHC 090820  
OFFN20  
 
MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
320 AM EST FRI FEB 9 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 TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE SOUTH-CENTRAL  
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGHEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG THE  
NW COAST OF COLOMBIA, WHERE NOCTURNAL PULSES WILL REACH MINIMAL  
GALE FORCE EACH NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE  
IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH TUE. STRONG TRADES  
AND BUILDING SEAS ARE EXPECTED IN ATLANTIC WATERS THROUGH TUE.  
 
NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N, AND E 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N, AND E 10 TO 15 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 18N, AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.    
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 8 TO 11 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA,  
AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA,  
AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.  
 
SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 13 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W  
   
TODAY
 
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.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 15 TO  
25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 15 TO 25 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 7 TO 10 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 15 TO  
25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 8 TO  
11 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 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  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.  
 
OFFSHORE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 07N TO  
15N W OF 55W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 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 STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N72W TO SOUTH FLORIDA WILL  
BECOME DIFFUSE LATER TODAY, WITH THE REMNANTS LIFTING NORTHWARD  
AS A FRONTAL TROUGH TONIGHT AND SAT. A RIDGE WILL BUILD THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE IN THE ATLANTIC WILL MAINTAIN  
FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS SOUTH OF 25N THIS WEEKEND.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 7 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W, AND SE 10 TO 15 KT  
ELSEWHERE. 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 8 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.  
 
BAHAMAS N OF 22N  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 25 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  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.  
 
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