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FZNT31 KNHC 271416
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1016 AM EDT WED JUL 27 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...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH PRES NE OF THE AREA AND
LOWER PRES IN THE SW CARIBBEAN SEA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO STRONG
TRADES OVER MUCH OF THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH SUN. A
TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REST OF THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH
TONIGHT...AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THU AND THU NIGHT. ANOTHER
TROPICAL WAVE WILL REACH THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE TROPICAL N
ATLANTIC ON THU EVENING...AND MOVE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH FRI. THE WAVE IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE
LESSER ANTILLES EARLY FRI EVENING...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN
CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT EVENING...AND THE EASTERN PART OF THE
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. 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 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 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN 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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ALONG 27N THROUGH
SAT...THEN SHIFT SLIGHTLY N SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. THE
NORTHERN PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 73W S OF 22N WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE REST OF THE WATERS S OF 22N THROUGH THU. ANOTHER
TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 17N SAT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL PULSE OFF THE N COAST OF
HISPANIOLA EACH EVENING.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND E LESS THAN 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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