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FZNT31 KNHC 020920
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
520 AM EDT MON MAY 2 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...FRESH TO STRONG SE TRADES ACROSS THE WATERS N OF NW
VENEZUELA WILL DIMINISH MODESTLY TODAY THROUGH TUE. MODERATE TO
FRESH TRADES ARE EXPECTED N OF HONDURAS TO 18N THROUGH TUE...
EXCEPT INCREASING TO STRONG EACH NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL EARLY THU...REACH
FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO CENTRAL BELIZE THU EVENING...AND WEAKEN
FROM E CUBA TO NE COASTAL HONDURAS ON FRI.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

OFFSHORE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ADJACENT ATLC WATERS FROM 15N TO
19N 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.
.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 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT STALLED ALONG 27N ACROSS THE NE
WATERS WILL MOVE E OF 65W BY AFTERNOON. A NE TO SW RIDGE
EXTENDING ACROSS THE NW WATERS WILL SHIFT E TO A POSITION FROM
BERMUDA TO PORT CANAVERAL FLORIDA EARLY MON...THEN SHIFT S TO
NEAR FORT PIERCE FLORIDA ON TUE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF
NE FLORIDA ON TUE NIGHT. THE NEW COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
BERMUDA TO E CUBA ON FRI BEFORE BEGINNING TO STALL.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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