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FZNT31 KNHC 312052
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
452 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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 TRADES WILL PERSIST OVER THE S CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN...INCREASING TO STRONG TRADES EACH NIGHT ALONG THE NW
COAST OF COLOMBIA. LOW PRESSURE NEAR 11.5N53W IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE WNW THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS FROM 11.5N TO 18N
TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRI...ACCOMPANIED BY GALE FORCE WINDS NEAR
THE CENTER. THE LOW HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE
FORMATION AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND EXTREME NE
CARIBBEAN ON FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...ACROSS PUERTO RICO LATE SAT
AND SAT NIGHT...BEFORE MOVING NW OF THE AREA ON SUN.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 20 TO 30 KT
NEAR LOW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR LOW. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE E OF 68W. W OF 68W E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT
EXCEPT SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 68W. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NEAR LOW EARLY AND 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE E OF 68W. W OF 68W E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT EXCEPT SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 68W. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT S OF 17N
E OF 59W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT BUILDING 7 TO 10 FT S PART. SCATTERED
TSTMS S PART.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 17N AND 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS S PART.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT FAR SW
PORTION EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N OF 11N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
VARIABLE 25 TO 35 KT NEAR LOW. S OF 11N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
N OF 11N SEAS 6 TO 8 FT BUILDING 8 TO 12 FT NEAR LOW. S OF 11N
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N OF 12N VARIABLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 25
KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 T0 13 FT. S OF 12N SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N PART.
.FRI NIGHT...N OF 13N W OF 58W VARIABLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT NEAR LOW
EARLY AND 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
THROUGHOUT. SEAS 7 T0 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. S OF 13N SE
TO S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS NW PART.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE NW WATERS WILL MOVE W AND
INLAND FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT. A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 30N65W TO
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL SHIFT N TO CAPE CANAVERAL OVER THE
WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE CURRENTLY NEAR 11.5N53W IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND EXTREME NE CARIBBEAN...POSSIBLY AS
A TROPICAL CYCLONE...FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...ACROSS PUERTO RICO
LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...BEFORE VEERING NW AND MOVING ALONG THE
EASTERN BAHAMAS LATE SUN THROUGH MON AND PASSING N OF THE BAHAMAS
MON NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
S PART LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NEAR LOW EARLY AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE...BECOMING S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...AND 1 TO 2 FT
ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT ATLC
EXPOSURES...AND 1 TO 2 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT ATLC
EXPOSURES...AND 1 TO 2 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...AND
1 TO 2 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S OF 24N E OF BAHAMAS VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ELSEWHERE SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 26N E OF BAHAMAS VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N OF 24N E OF BAHAMAS VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N OF 26N E OF BAHAMAS W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ELSEWHERE SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 20 TO 30 KT
NEAR LOW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT NEAR LOW.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FAR NW PORTION EARLY. SE
TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...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 TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT SE
PORTION. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT BUILDING 7 TO 10 FT SE PART.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NEAR LOW AND 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8
TO 11 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 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 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT FAR SW WATERS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 60W AND 10 TO 15 E OF 60W.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.


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