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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1120 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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 14.1N 68.8W 983 MB AT 11 PM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT. MATTHEW WILL MOVE TO 14.0N 70.4W FRI MORNING...TO 13.9N
72.0W FRI EVENING...TO 13.8N 73.0W SAT MORNING...THEN TO 14.1N
74.0W SAT EVENING AS IT BEGINS A TURN TO THE NW AND N...
APPROACHING E CUBA AND THE WINDWARD PASSAGE MON AFTERNOON...
MOVING N OF THE AREA TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S
OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S OF
18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 35 TO
45 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S
OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF
18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 18N... NE WINDS
40 TO 50 KT...INCREASING TO 55 TO 65 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT S OF 18N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND NE 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...BUILDING
TO 14 TO 19 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 10 TO
15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 60 TO 70 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 17 TO 22 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 12 TO
17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 65 TO 75 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 65 TO 80 KT ELSEWHERE.
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA... SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 13 TO
18 FT.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. GULF OF VENEZUELA...NW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 55 TO 70 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 15 TO 20 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT GULF
OF VENEZUELA...AND E 60 TO 70 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 15 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 55 TO 70 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF
VENEZUELA...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.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.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.1N 68.8W 983 MB AT 11 PM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT.
MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS EARLY NEXT
WEEK. HOWEVER...WINDS AND SEAS ARE INCREASING ACROSS THE SE
WATERS WELL BEFORE THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT N OF
MATTHEW. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL N OF 22N
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN
STALL
JUST OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND
7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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