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FZNT31 KNHC 280310
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1110 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

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 ERIKA NEAR 16.6N 65.3W 1008 MB AT
11 PM AST AUG 27 MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. ERIKA WILL MOVE TO 18.2N 67.4W FRI
MORNING...19.7N 70.2W FRI EVENING...21.1N 73.2W SAT
MORNING...22.5N 75.5W SAT EVENING...AND 25.2N 79.0W SUN EVENING.
ERIKA WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO A HURRICANE AS IT MOVES NORTH
ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA MON AND TUE. OTHERWISE MODERATE
TO LOCALLY FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL...INCREASING TO FRESH TO
STRONG IN THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
NIGHT...DIMINISHING SUN AFTERNOON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND
2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND
2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT
OR LESS ELSEWHERE.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 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...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 16.6N 65.3W 1008 MB AT 11
PM EDT AUG 27 MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. ERIKA WILL MOVE TO 18.2N 67.4W FRI
MORNING...19.7N 70.2W FRI EVENING...21.1N 73.2W SAT
MORNING...22.5N 75.5W SAT EVENING...AND 25.2N 79.0W SUN EVENING.
ERIKA WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO A HURRICANE AS IT MOVES NORTH
ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA MON AND TUE...REACHING 27.3N
80.2W MON EVENING AND 29.5N 80.7W TUE EVENING.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W
OF 70W...AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 70W...
AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT W OF 70W...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W
OF 70W...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



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