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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 PM EDT MON MAY 23 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...HIGH PRES NE OF THE AREA WILL SUPPORT FRESH TO
STRONG TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE EAST AND CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH
TUE NIGHT. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG ACROSS THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THU. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH ACROSS THE
BASIN LATE THU THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A TROUGH OR LOW PRES
DEVELOPS N OF AREA. A TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 75W WILL MOVE INTO
WESTERN CARIBBEAN LATE TUE. A SECOND TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 46W
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC WED NIGHT INTO THU...
REACHING THE WINDWARD ISLANDS FRI.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...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 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO
5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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.
.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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT 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

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N72W TO SOUTH FLORIDA
WILL REACH FROM 31N70W TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TUE...AND FROM
31N65W TO THE SE BAHAMAS WED...WHERE IT WILL STALL AND WEAKEN
BEFORE SHIFTING WESTWARD THU AND FRI AS A FRONTAL TROUGH. MAINLY
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH WED NIGHT. THEN...
EXPECT MODERATE TO FRESH WINDS ACROSS THE NW AND NORTH-CENTRAL
WATERS THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT AS A LOW PRES MAY FORM ALONG THE
TROUGH AXIS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W OF 70W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 70W...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO
SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W OF 70W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE 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 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 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 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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