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FZNT31 KNHC 310921
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
521 AM EDT WED AUG 31 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...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDING W ALONG 24N WILL
SUPPORT FRESH TO STRONG TRADES IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL CARIBBEAN
THROUGH FRI...WITH MODERATE TRADES EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. A STRONG
TROPICAL WAVE IN THE EASTERN ATLANTIC WILL REACH THE TROPICAL N
ATLANTIC SAT...WITH HIGH WINDS AND SEAS POSSIBLE N OF 16N.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

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

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO
6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 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...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 24.5N 88.1W IN THE GULF
OF MEXICO IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER THIS
MORNING...MOVE N THEN NE ACROSS THE E CENTRAL GULF AND ACCELERATE
NE ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA THU NIGHT. THE STORM IS FORECAST TO
TRACK ACROSS THE FAR NW ATLC WATERS EARLY FRI. STRONG SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NW ATLC WATERS EAST OF NE FLORIDA THU
THROUGH FRI WITH COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT ON THE
PERIPHERY OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE. A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE IN THE
EASTERN ATLANTIC IS EXPECTED TO CROSS 55W SAT...WITH HIGH WINDS
AND SEAS POSSIBLE N OF 19N.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S TO SW WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SAT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 3 TO
5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 7 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.



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