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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1128 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 13.7N 70.8W 968 MB AT 11 AM
EDT MOVING W AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS
120 KT. MATTHEW WILL MOVE TO 13.5N 71.9W FRI EVENING...TO 13.5N
73.3W SAT ...TO 13.8N 74.3W SAT EVENING...THEN TO 14.7N 75.0W
SUN AS IT BEGINS A TURN TO THE NW AND N...THEN TO 17.5N 76.0W
MON APPROACHING E CUBA AND THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...MOVING N OF
THE AREA TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 30 TO
40 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S
OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF
18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S OF 18N... NE
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT S OF 18N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 18N...NE WINDS 65 TO
75 KT...INCREASING TO 80 TO 90 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT S OF 18N...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND NE 40 TO 50 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 75 TO 90 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 17 TO 22 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 12 TO
17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 80 TO 90 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 12 TO 17 FT... SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 80 TO 90 KT...SEAS
13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND NW 80 TO 90 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 10 TO 15 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 75 TO 85 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 12 TO 17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. GULF OF
VENEZUELA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 80 TO 90 KT...DIMINISHING TO 65 TO 75 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF
VENEZUELA...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND
SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.

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

.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.
.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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 13.7N 70.8W 968 MB AT 11 AM
EDT MOVING W AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS
120 KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS N OF
CUBA NEAR 21.5N 76.0W TUE. HOWEVER...WINDS AND SEAS ARE
INCREASING ACROSS THE SE WATERS WELL BEFORE THAT DUE TO A TIGHT
PRES GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRES OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND
HURRICANE MATTHEW. OTHERWISE...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA N
OF 22N THROUGH SAT. 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

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.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.
.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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 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 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



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