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FZNT31 KNHC 172035
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
435 PM EDT THU APR 17 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...HIGH PRES N OF THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG TRADES NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA WITH MODERATE
TO LOCALLY FRESH TRADES ELSEWHERE THROUGH SAT. THE PRES GRADIENT
WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY SUN AS A WEAK LOW PRES MOVES ACROSS THE SW N
ATLC...CONTINUING TO WEAKEN MON AND TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.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 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 11 FT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

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

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

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
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 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N74W TO
NEAR WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH
FRI. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT IN THE NE GULF OF MEXICO
FRI AND WILL SLOWLY DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION SAT THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

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


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