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FZNT31 KNHC 180816
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
416 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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 WAVE MOVING ACROSS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE E CARIBBEAN TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH FRI NIGHT...THEN WILL WEAKEN AND BECOME HARDER
TO TRACK AS IT CONTINUES WESTWARD. ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN INTO
THE E CARIBBEAN SUN AND SUN NIGHT. OTHERWISE...MODERATE TO LOCALLY
FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE PERIOD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 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 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDS FROM 28N65W TO THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS. A COLD FRONT AND PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NW WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...STALLING FROM BERMUDA TO S FLORIDA
FRI...THEN MOVING BACK TO THE NW AS A TROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE TROUGH
WILL THEN STALL OVER THE NW PORTION SAT AND SAT NIGHT WITH LOW
PRES DEVELOPING ALONG IT E OF NORTHERN FLORIDA. THE LOW WILL MOVE
N OF THE AREA SUN WHILE A TRAILING TROUGH LINGERS IN THE NW
PORTION.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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

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


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