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FZNT31 KNHC 160822
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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...SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ATLC PASSAGES THROUGH
WED. A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC TONIGHT
AND WED...THE E CARIBBEAN LATE WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...AND
THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT NIGHT. OTHERWISE...MODERATE TO
LOCALLY FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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.

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 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 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 5 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA...SLOWLY SHIFTING
S-SE THROUGH MID-WEEK. SWELLS GENERATED BY HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL
PROPAGATE ACROSS THE AREA FROM E TO W THROUGH WED. A WEAK COLD
FRONT AND PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH THU...STALLING AND DEGENERATING INTO A TROUGH FRI...MOVING
BACK TO THE W BY SAT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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