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FZNT31 KNHC 290942
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
537 AM EDT THU SEP 29 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...TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW NEAR 13.9N 63.1W 1004 MB AT
11 PM EDT MOVING W AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS
65 KT. MATTHEW WILL MOVE TO 14.3N 65.3W THU MORNING...14.4N
67.9W THU EVENING...14.3N 70.0W FRI MORNING WHILE STRENGTHENING
TO A HURRICANE...14.1N 70.0W FRI EVENING...THEN IS FORECAST TO
TURN TO THE NW AND N THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK...APPROACHING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE LATE SUN INTO MON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 20 TO 35 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT S OF
18N...AND 4 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 45 TO 65 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT S OF
18N...AND 4 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 45 TO 65 KT S OF
18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT S OF 18N...
AND 4 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 72W AND 75W WINDS
45 TO 65 KT...SEAS 15 TO 22 FT...REMAINDER OF AREA E WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS
45 TO 55 KT...INCREASING TO 60 TO 70 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA... AND 10 TO 22 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 60 TO 70 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 11 TO 25 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND NE 45 TO 55 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 11 TO 20 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 55 TO 65 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 12 TO 25 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT GULF
OF VENEZUELA...AND E 55 TO 65 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT GULF
OF VENEZUELA...AND 11 TO 25 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 60 TO 70 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 12 TO 20 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 50 TO 60 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 10 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 64.7W 1002 MB AT
5 AM EDT MOVING W AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS
65 KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS
LATE THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A HURRICANE...
HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SE WATERS WELL
AHEAD OF THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT. OTHERWISE...A TROUGH
NE OF THE BAHAMAS WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRES
RIDGING WILL THEN PREVAIL N OF 22N THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN STALL JUST OFFSHORE AND
WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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