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FZNT31 KNHC 210230
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 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...AN ELONGATED AREA OF LOW PRES IS LOCATED EAST OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS NEAR 12.5N54W. THIS SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. IT
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES ON
THU NIGHT...NEAR PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ON FRI...AND
NEAR HISPANIOLA ON SAT...WITH A GENERAL DIRECTION TOWARD THE
BAHAMAS. INTERESTS EASTERN CARIBBEAN SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 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 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON 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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE 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 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 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL PERSIST ALONG 27N THROUGH THU NIGHT...
THEN SHIFT N TO 28N FRI THROUGH SUN. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 22N-23N BEGINNING THU NIGHT THROUGH SUN AS
A LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...MOVES W-NW NEAR PUERTO
RICO AND HISPANIOLA...WITH A GENERAL DIRECTION TOWARD THE BAHAMAS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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