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FZNT31 KNHC 262122
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
522 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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 WEAK TROPICAL WAVE IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN WILL
BECOME DIFFUSE W OF 75W BY WED. A LOW CENTERED NEAR 10N48W IS
EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY THROUGH SAT NIGHT...AND IS LIKELY TO
BECOME A TROPICAL CYCLONE BEFORE REACHING THE LESSER ANTILLES.
GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES WED
EVENING THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS THE LOW MOVES WESTWARD ACROSS THE
REGION.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...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...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 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT OR LESS
ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 2 FT
OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 10N...AND NE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 10N...AND NE 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 10N...AND SE 25 TO 35 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT SOUTHWARD ACROSS WATERS N OF
29N THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE OVER SE WATERS
WED AND THU AS A STRONG TROPICAL LOW PASSES SOUTH OF THE AREA...
THEN INCREASE NORTH OF HISPANIOLA AND PUERTO RICO FRI AS THE LOW
SHIFTS FURTHER WEST.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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 5 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.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 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.



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