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FZNT31 KNHC 211440
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1040 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 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...GENTLE TO MODERATE E TO SE WINDS E OF 70W AND MODERATE
TO LOCALLY FRESH W OF 70W WILL PERSIST THROUGH THU NIGHT. A LOW
PRES SYSTEM IN THE SW GULF OF MEXICO IS FORECAST TO MOVE E AND
ENTER THE W CARIBBEAN ON FRI...POSSIBLY AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE...AND
SLOWLY MOVE SE. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE YUCATAN CHANNEL
BY SAT AND EXTEND FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO BELIZE SAT NIGHT. A TROPICAL
WAVE WILL ENTER THE TROPICAL N ATLC ZONES LATE TODAY THROUGH
TONIGHT...MOVING THROUGH THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN BY THU...THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY FRI...AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...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 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 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 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 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
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 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 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IN THE FAR NW PORTION WILL STALL THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...THEN WILL BE PUSHED EASTWARD AGAIN REACHING 31N73W
TO THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS WED EVENING...FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE
CENTRAL BAHAMAS THU EVENING...THEN THE ENTIRE FRONT WILL BECOME
STATIONARY FROM NEAR 27N65W TO NEAR WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA BY FRI
MORNING. LOW PRES MAY FORM ALONG THE FRONT FRI NIGHT WITH THE LOW
TRACKING TO THE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W OF 70W...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.


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