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FZNT31 KNHC 170834
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
434 AM EDT THU APR 17 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...HIGH PRES N OF THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TRADES
NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA WITH MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH TRADES
ELSEWHERE THROUGH FRI. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY
SAT AND SUN AS A WEAK LOW PRES MOVES ACROSS THE SW ATLC.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N72W TO THE FLORIDA KEYS
WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT IN THE GULF OF MEXICO FRI AND DRAG A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BEHIND
THE FRONT SUN THROUGH MON.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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