472  
FZNT31 KNHC 211447  
OFFN20  
 
MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
947 AM EST FRI FEB 21 2020  
 
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 ATLANTIC FROM  
07N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
GALES WILL END OFFSHORE COLOMBIA THIS MORNING AS  
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE W ATLC WEAKENS. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING  
STRONG N WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS TO THE NW CARIBBEAN LATER TODAY,  
THEN PUSH INTO THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THIS WEEKEND, BEFORE  
STALLING AND DISSIPATING EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL  
BUILD BACK OVER THE W ATLC IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT.  
 
NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, SHIFTING TO E AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W  
   
TODAY
 
S OF 18N, NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE, N WINDS  
10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N, AND N 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA,  
AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF  
COLOMBIA, AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 10 TO  
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 5 TO 7 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND E 10 TO  
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
GULF OF VENEZUELA, NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE, E  
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA, AND 3 TO 5 FT  
ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
GULF OF VENEZUELA, NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE,  
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.   
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO  
19N W OF 55W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TUE
 
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
 
OFFSHORE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 07N TO  
15N W OF 55W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
E 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 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
 
SYNOPSIS FOR THE THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N72W TO NEAR W PALM  
BEACH FL WILL CONTINUE MOVING SE AND STRETCH FROM SE OF BERMUDA  
ACROSS THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND INTO CENTRAL CUBA BY THIS EVENING.  
THE FRONT WILL THEN REACH EASTERN HISPANIOLA BY LATE SAT, THEN  
WILL WEAKEN AS IT NEARS PUERTO RICO MON. N OF 29N, GALE FORCE SW  
WINDS ARE LIKELY AHEAD OF THE FRONT UNTIL THIS EVENING. BEHIND  
THE FRONT, N GALES AND SEAS OF UP TO 20 FEET ARE ANTICIPATED N OF  
28N THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SWELL ASSOCIATED WITH THESE GALES WILL  
SPREAD SE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WHILE GRADUALLY DECAYING. THE NEXT  
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW WATERS TUE NIGHT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W  
   
..GALE WARNING TODAY AND TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W  
   
..GALE WARNING TODAY AND TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N OF 29N, N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE, W WINDS 15 TO  
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT W OF 70W, AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 70W, AND N 10 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT W OF 70W, AND 9 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 29N, NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT W OF 70W, AND 10 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 
BAHAMAS N OF 22N  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 65W AND THE BAHAMAS  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 70W, AND  
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W, AND W 15 TO 25 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W, AND NE 15 TO 25 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W  
   
TODAY
 
SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 5 TO 7 FT.  
 
ATLC WATERS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
7 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.  
 
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