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FZNT31 KNHC 310820
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
420 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 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...FRESH TO STRONG SE FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH MON FROM THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN TO YUCATAN
COAST FOLLOWING A TROPICAL WAVE THAT MOVED INTO YUCATAN
YESTERDAY. A WEAKER TROPICAL WAVE ENTERING EASTERN CARIBBEAN
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN TUE THROUGH EARLY
WED...AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THU AND THU NIGHT. A THIRD
TROPICAL WAVE  TROPICAL ATLC WILL PASS WEST OF 55W
TONIGHT...APPROACH THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN LATE MON INTO
TUE...THEN MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH MID WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.
.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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 5 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD. IT WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE E TO SE FLOW
THROUGH MID WEEK EXCEPT FOR OCCASIONALLY MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE
WINDS  SOUTHERN BAHAMAS...TURKS AND CAICOS AND OFF
HISPANIOLA. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SE BAHAMAS MON
AND MON NIGHT...THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TUE AND TUE NIGHT...AND THE
NW BAHAMAS WED BEFORE MOVING ACROSS S FLORIDA WED NIGHT INTO THU.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 4 FT.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 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 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 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 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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