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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
451 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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...FRESH TO STRONG SE TRADES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY MON ACROSS THE WATERS N OF NW VENEZUELA. MODERATE TO FRESH
TRADES ARE EXPECTED N OF HONDURAS TO 18N THROUGH TUE...EXCEPT
INCREASING TO STRONG EACH NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL EARLY THU AND REACH
FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO NEAR N BELIZE COAST BY THU EVENING.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...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...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...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 LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 29N72W TO 31N77W
WILL SINK SE ACROSS THE NE WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND
DISSIPATE THERE TONIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE WILL BUILD BEHIND THE
FRONT THROUGH MON...STRETCHING ALONG 30N THEN BEGIN TO SHIFT E
MON NIGHT AND TUE. A LATE SEASON COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW
WATERS WED...MOVE SLOWLY SE AND REACH FROM 31N76W TO PALM BEACH
THU MORNING...AND FROM 31N71W THROUGH CENTRAL BAHAMAS TO CENTRAL
CUBA BY THU EVENING.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...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 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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...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 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



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