Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZNT31 KNHC 040211
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1011 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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 TRADE WINDS WILL PULSE IN THE S
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE ACROSS THE SW N ATLC SHIFTS SLOWLY SE AND WEAKENS. A
TROPICAL WAVE IN THE GULF OF HONDURAS WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL
AMERICA OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE WILL APPROACH THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS MON AND ENTER THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS
ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS
ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N
SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N
SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING ALONG 24N WILL MAINTAIN
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. THE RIDGE WILL
DRIFT SE AND GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH SAT...AS WEAK LOW PRES MOVES
S OVER THE WATERS OFF E FLORIDA...AND SETTLES ACROSS NW BAHAMAS
AND ADJACENT WATERS TO THE N SUN THROUGH MON.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND W 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND W 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...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...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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.

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

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.