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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
929 PM 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 TONIGHT/EARLY TUE AND AGAIN TUE NIGHT/EARLY WED. A
TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 75W/76W IS FORECAST TO REACH THE WESTERN
CARIBBEAN TUE 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
AND SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...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 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...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 6 TO 9 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 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...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.
.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 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 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
THE COAST OF COLOMBIA LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT....EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...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 5 TO 7 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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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

.OVERNIGHT...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 4 TO 6 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.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E 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 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 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGE AXIS FROM 31N65W TO SOUTH FLORIDA WILL REMAIN
QUASI-STATIONARY THROUGH FRI. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS
RIDGE AND NORTHEASTWARD MOVING LOW PRES ALONG THE GEORGIA COAST
WILL ALLOW FOR A FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY BREEZE OVER NW WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD OVER E WATERS
WED THROUGH FRI AS THE RIDGE TO ITS NORTH 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

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 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 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 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.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 70W
AND 74W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 70W
AND 74W. 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.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 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.
.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.



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