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FZNT31 KNHC 020344
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1144 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 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...TROPICAL STORM BERTHA LOCATED NEAR 15.6N 63.0W
1007 MB AT 11 PM EDT...MOVING W-NW OR 290 DEG AT 19 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS TO 55 KT. BERTHA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
AWAY FROM LEEWARD ISLANDS EARLY TONIGHT CONTINUING NW ACROSS THE
NE CARIBBEAN LATE TONIGHT INTO SAT...PASS THROUGH THE MONA
PASSAGE AREA LATE SAT...THEN CONTINUE N OF THE AREA EARLY SUN.
OTHERWISE...FRESH TRADES WILL PERSIST OVER THE S CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN...INCREASING TO STRONG TRADES EACH NIGHT ALONG THE NW
COAST OF COLOMBIA....EXCEPT NEAR GALE FORCE EXPECTED ON MON
NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
BECOMING SE 35 TO 45 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE WINDS 35 TO
45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TROPICAL STORM BERTHA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
NW ACROSS THROUGH THE MONA PASSAGE LATE SAT AND INTO THE
SOUTHERN WATERS. BERTHA WILL CONTINUE NW PASSING JUST E OF THE
BAHAMIAN CHAIN ON SUN AND MON...THEN TURNING N AND PASSING
BEYOND 31N72W ON TUE.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS
45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 TO
25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE WINDS
45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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