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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1044 AM EDT MON AUG 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...ATLC RIDGING COMBINED WITH LOW PRESSURE OVER NW
COLOMBIA WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT FRESH TO STRONG TRADE WINDS
OVER THE SOUTH-CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...WITH WINDS REACHING NEAR GALE
TO GALE FORCE DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ALONG THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA THROUGH WED. A TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 72W IS FORECAST TO
REACH THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND EXIT THE AREA THU.
ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE IS EXPECTED IN THE TROPICAL N ATLC
WED...REACHING THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN BY THU NIGHT AND THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY FRI NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...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 4 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 7 TO 10 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.WED...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE RIDGE AXIS FROM 30N65W TO PALM BEACH WILL REMAIN
QUASISTATIONARY THROUGH FRI. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS
RIDGE AND NORTHEASTWARD MOVING LOW PRES OVER NE FLORIDA WILL
ALLOW FOR A FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY BREEZE OVER NW WATERS TODAY
THROUGH TUE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD OVER E WATERS WED
THROUGH FRI AS THE RIDGE TO ITS N WEAKENS. FRESH TRADES WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA EACH NIGHT THROUGH WED
NIGHT. THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL ALSO ENHANCE
WINDS THERE TONIGHT AND TUE NIGHT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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 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.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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