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FZNT31 KNHC 240936
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
536 AM EDT THU APR 24 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...MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL OVER
MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH THE PERIOD...EXCEPT FOR GENTLE
TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NW CARIBBEAN THROUGH
SAT AND FRESH TO STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE GULF OF HONDURAS SAT
NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT. NE TO E SWELLS OVER THE SOUTHERN
TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE TODAY. NW TO N
SWELLS WILL MOVE INTO THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS OVER THE
WEEKEND AND SUBSIDE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

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

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT EXTENDING
FROM 31N67W TO 30N71W AND DISSIPATING TO 31N75W WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE REST OF THE N CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TODAY BEFORE MOVING E OF
THE AREA TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE REGION
FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE WATERS N OF 29N BY SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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