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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1011 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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...MODERATE TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE ENTIRE
AREA THROUGH WED...AND THE E CARIBBEAN THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD.
A COLD FRONT REACHING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL WED NIGHT WILL EXTEND
FROM WESTERN CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS THU AND FROM E CUBA TO
NE NICARAGUA FRI...THEN WEAKENING AS IT REACHES FROM HAITI THROUGH
JAMAICA TO SE NICARAGUA SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND S LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT S OF 18N...AND SW 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO
19N W OF 55W

.OVERNIGHT...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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...SE 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E 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 4 TO 6 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM BERMUDA TO THE SE BAHAMAS
WILL SHIFT SE AND WEAKEN THROUGH WED. A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE
FLORIDA COAST WED AND WED NIGHT WILL EXTEND FROM 31N73W TO CENTRAL
CUBA ON THU...AND FROM 31N68W TO EASTERN CUBA FRI...AND FROM
28N68W TO HAITI SAT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN FROM 25N65W TO THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SUN. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND TSTMS ARE EXPECTED
NEAR THE FRONT. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED E OF THE FRONT BEGINNING
WED NIGHT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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