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FZNT31 KNHC 281514
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1114 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 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...LONG PERIOD SWELL GENERATED BY HURRICANE GASTON WILL
PROPAGATE INTO THE TROPICAL WATERS N OF 16N E OF 60W THROUGH
MON. GENTLE TO MODERATE TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS MOST OF
THE AREA THROUGH MON. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES DEVELOPING OVER THE
S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN MON NIGHT WILL PERSIST THROUGH THU.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...NEWLY FORMED TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 31.5N
70.0W 1009 MB AT 28/1500 UTC WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT
GUSTS TO 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE TO MOVE
AWAY FROM THE AREA AS IT REACHES NEAR 32.1N 71.6W EARLY TONIGHT
...AND TO NEAR 32.9N 73.3W EARLY ON MON. IT IS FORECAST TO
INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 33.6N 74.4W BY EARLY MON
NIGHT. LOW PRES OVER THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA NEAR 24N81W
1009 WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON MON. LARGE SWELL
ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE GASTON WILL AFFECT THE NE WATERS BETWEEN
55W AND 60W THROUGH MON.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE 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.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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