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FZNT31 KNHC 291515
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1115 AM EDT WED JUL 29 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...ATLC RIDGING COMBINED WITH LOW PRESSURE OVER NW
COLOMBIA WILL SUPPORT STRONG TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE TRADE WINDS
OVER THE SOUTH-CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH THU. TROPICAL WAVE OVER
THE W CARIBBEAN ALONG 83W WILL REACH THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY
ON THU. ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 61W WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
EASTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH THU...ENTER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN ON
THU NIGHT AND THE W CARIBBEAN BY FRI NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND NE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 13 FT
WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A 1012 MB LOW PRES LOCATED OVER THE FAR NW WATERS
NEAR 30.5N79W WILL MOVE JUST N OF AREA BY THU MORNING. EXPECT
FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ON THE SE SIDE OF THE LOW
CENTER. A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST
REGION. THE RIDGE IS FORECAST TO SHIFT N AND STRENGTHEN BY FRI.
FRESH TRADES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA AND THE
ATLC APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE AT NIGHT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE... W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT W OF 70W...AND S LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT... INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND SE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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 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 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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