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FZNT31 KNHC 030916
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
516 AM 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 THROUGH WED. A TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 70W IS FORECAST TO
REACH THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN TUE NIGHT AND EXIT THE AREA WED
NIGHT INTO THU. ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE IS EXPECTED IN THE TROPICAL
N ATLC LATE WED...REACHING THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN THU NIGHT.

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 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 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY...AND NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA AND SEAS 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI 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 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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...THE RIDGE AXIS FROM 30N65W TO SOUTH FLORIDA WILL
REMAIN QUASISTATIONARY THROUGH TUE. A HIGH PRES CENTER WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL WATERS BY LATE WED
AND WILL PERSIST ON THU. 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 TO NIGHT.


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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 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 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 6 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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