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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
528 PM EDT WED AUG 24 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...A TROPICAL LOW IS CURRENTLY NEAR PUERTO RICO AT 19N65W.
TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE AS THE LOW CONTINUES NW
TO N OF HISPANIOLA THU WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OVER THE NE
QUADRANT OF THE LOW. FRESH TRADES ARE FORECAST OVER THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT. TROPICAL CYCLONE GASTON IS EXPECTED TO PASS
E OF THE AREA...BUT LONG PERIOD SWELLS RESULTING IN COMBINED SEAS
OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL PROPAGATE INTO THE TROPICAL WATERS N OF 18N E OF
57W ON FRI.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND NE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N... AND 2 FT OR
LESS ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 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 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE
IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW
IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE REMNANT LOW OF FIONA WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE
OVER THE NE WATERS THROUGH THU. A TROPICAL LOW IS CURRENTLY
CENTERED NEAR PUERTO RICO AT 19N65W. TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT
IS POSSIBLE AS THE LOW CONTINUES NW PASSING N OF HISPANIOLA
THU...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CONTINUING OVER THE NE QUADRANT.
THE LOW...OR TROPICAL CYCLONE...WILL CONTINUE NW THROUGH THE
BAHAMA CHAIN THIS WEEK REACHING NEAR THE NW BAHAMAS ON SUN. LARGE
SWELLS FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE GASTON WILL PROPAGATE W ACROSS THE
WATERS S OF BERMUDA ON SAT AND SUN.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...S OF 24N AND E OF 70W...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO
25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E OF 70W...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SHIFTING TO SE 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.THU...W OF 70W...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W OF 62W...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 15 TO 25
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.


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