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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
511 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 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...FRESH SE WINDS WILL CONTINUE FROM SE CARIBBEAN TO
CENTRAL PORTIONS TODAY THEN MODERATE E TO E-SE TRADES EXPECTED
ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA E OF 75W TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RELAX OVER THE NW CARIBBEAN WITH LIGHT
GENTLE SOUTHERLY FLOW ON WED AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING
INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL ON WED NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM
CENTRAL CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS THU AND WEAKEN FROM E CUBA
TO NE NICARAGUA FRI...THEN REACH FROM NW HAITI THROUGH JAMAICA
TO SE NICARAGUA SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S OF 18N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 18N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...S
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO CENTRAL
FLORIDA WILL SHIFT GRADUALLY S TO CENTRAL BAHAMAS THROUGH
WED...AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST
MIDDAY WED. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVES E-SE AND REACH FROM 31N73W
TO CENTRAL CUBA ON THU EVENING...FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO E CUBA ON
FRI EVENING AND FROM 27N65W TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SAT
EVENING.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SE 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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



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