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FZNT31 KNHC 200919
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
519 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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...A RIDGE N OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO LOCALLY
STRONG TRADES NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA WITH MODERATE TO
LOCALLY FRESH TRADES ELSEWHERE THROUGH SUN. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
SUN AS THE RIDGE RETREATS EASTWARD. MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH
TRADES WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH NEXT WEEK...EXCEPT GENTLE TO
MODERATE  NW CARIBBEAN.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...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 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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 6 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A 1012 MB LOW NEAR 31N78W HAS AN ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT THAT ENTERS THE AREA THROUGH 31N76W...AND CONTINUES TO THE
CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND TO WESTERN CUBA. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY TRACK NE THROUGH MON PUSHING THE COLD FRONT TO A POSITION
FROM NEAR 31N74W TO CENTRAL CUBA BY EARLY TONIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO
WEAKEN AS IT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N72W TO THE SE BAHAMAS AND
EASTERN CUBA EARLY ON MON...REACHING FROM FROM NEAR 31N65W TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY ON TUE. THE FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA
TUE LATE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE NORTHERN WATERS
WED AND THU.

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

.TODAY...N OF 29N W OF 79W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.



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