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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
516 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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...A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM EASTERN CUBA
SW TO NE HONDURAS WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY FROM NEAR HAITI
TO E CENTRAL NICARAGUA SAT AFTERNOON...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN
FROM HAITI TO NEAR THE NICARAGUA/COSTA RICA BORDER SAT NIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ALONG AND WITHIN 200 NM AHEAD OF THE
FRONT ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE THROUGH SAT NIGHT. THE PRES
GRADIENT BETWEEN THE FRONT AND HIGH PRES BEHIND IT WILL INDUCE
FRESH TO STRONG NE FLOW IN THE LEE OF CUBA AND THROUGH THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE SUN THROUGH MON...AND MAINLY THROUGH THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE MON NIGHT. OTHERWISE...MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL
FRESH E TO SE TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN
AND TROPICAL ATLC THROUGH SUN.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 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 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 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.

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

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

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO THE SE BAHAMAS AND TO
EASTERN CUBA WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N67W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
THIS EVENING...FROM NEAR 31N66W TO HAITI SAT AFTERNOON...THEN
STALL AND WEAKEN ACROSS THE SE WATERS ON SUN. FRESH TO STRONG S
TO SW WINDS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS E OF THE FRONT WILL
SHIFT TO E OF THE BASIN LATE SAT AFTERNOON OR EVENING. HIGH PRES
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TO OVER THE AREA SUN
AND SUN NIGHT...AND BECOME ESTABLISHED AS A RIDGE ALONG 30N MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL MOVE BACK TO THE W
AS A TROUGH OVER THE SE WATERS MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE EXCEPT S OF 29N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W SW 20 TO 30 KT.SEAS
5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...EXCEPT BETWEEN 65W AND 70W SW TO W 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF
70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO
9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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 4 TO 6 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.

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

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



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