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FZNT31 KNHC 161512
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1112 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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...SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ATLC PASSAGES THROUGH
WED NIGHT. A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC
TONIGHT AND WED...THE E CARIBBEAN LATE WED NIGHT THROUGH THU
NIGHT...AND THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT NIGHT. OTHERWISE...
MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE ALONG 28N WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT... THEN GRADUALLY SHIFT SE TO THE FAR EASTERN PORTION BY
SAT IN RESPONSE TO A WEAK COLD FRONT CURRENTLY JUST NW OF THE
AREA THAT WILL SLOWLY DROP S ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH THU. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH FRI BEFORE MOVING
WESTWARD TOWARDS FLORIDA FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT. LONG PERIOD
SWELLS GENERATED BY HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PROPAGATE ACROSS THE
AREA FROM THROUGH FRI.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. 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 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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