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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
439 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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 EVENING. WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG ACROSS THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THU WITH WINDS AND SEAS DIMINISHING ACROSS THE
BASIN LATE THU AS A TROUGH WITH A POSSIBLE LOW PRES DEVELOPING N
OF AREA. GENTLE TO MODERATE TRADE WINDS WILL PERSIST FRI AND SAT
ACROSS THE BASIN. A TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 76W WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
SOUTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH WED NIGHT EXITING THE CARIBBEAN
THU. A SECOND TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 46W/49W WILL MOVE INTO THE
TROPICAL N ATLC EARLY WED...REACHING THE WINDWARD ISLANDS LATE
THU.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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

.TODAY...E OF 80W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...AND E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT E OF 80W ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E OF 80W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...AND E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT E OF 80W...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 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU..E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN AFTERNOON. 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...VARIABLE 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 25 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N70W TO GRAND BAHAMA
ISLAND WHERE IT DISSIPATES AS A STATIONARY FRONT TO OVER SOUTH
FLORIDA JUST EAST OF NAPLES WILL REACH FROM 31N68W TO 29N70W
WHERE IT WILL BECOME A FRONTAL TROUGH TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TUE
NIGHT...AND A FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N65W TO THE SE BAHAMAS WED
NIGHT...WHERE IT WILL BRIEFLY STALL BEFORE SHIFTING WESTWARD THU
AND FRI. 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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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 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

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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