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FZNT31 KNHC 012116
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
516 PM EDT SAT OCT 1 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...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 13.5N 73.4W 940 MB AT 5 PM
EDT MOVING NW AT 3 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT GUSTS
160 KT. THE CENTER OF MATTHEW WILL MOVE TO 13.6N 73.8W LATE
TONIGHT...TO 14.8N 74.4W SUN AFTERNOON...TO 16.1N 74.9W LATE SUN
NIGHT...THEN 17.6N 75.0W MON AFTERNOON AS IT APPROACHES EASTERN
CUBA AND HAITI. MATTHEW WILL CONTINUE N ACROSS THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS AS A HURRICANE THROUGH MID WEEK.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT S OF
18N...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF 18N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S OF 18N...NE WINDS
40 TO 50 KT...INCREASING TO 75 TO 85 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT S OF 18N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S OF 18N...N WINDS
85 TO 95 KT...SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S OF 18N...NW WINDS 85 TO
95 KT...SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...
BECOMING N 70 TO 80 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...
BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 18N...W WINDS
80 TO 90 KT...DIMINISHING TO 40 TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS
8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...
N WINDS 80 TO 90 KT...SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. S OF 18N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...SW WINDS 75 TO 85 KT...DIMINISHING TO 40 TO 50 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 16 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 85 TO 105 KT...SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND NW 90 TO 100 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 12 TO 17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
80 TO 90 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND W 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...E
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND
SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND SE
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 3 TO
5 FT ELSEWHERE.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 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 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...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 MON.
HURRICANE MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS
N OF EASTERN CUBA ON TUE AFTERNOON NEAR 21.0N 75.0W...MOVING
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS MON THROUGH MID WEEK. THE
LARGE CIRCULATION OF MATTHEW WILL LIKELY COVER MUCH OF THE
FORECAST WATERS BY WED AND THU.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE 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 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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