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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1107 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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 TO STRONG WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WINDS WILL FRESHEN DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS OVER THE GULF OF HONDURAS. GENTLE TO MODERATE
WINDS WILL PREVAIL ELSEWHERE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF
18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE 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...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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 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 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL RETREAT EASTWARD
TODAY. THIS WILL ENABLE A COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS
THU. THE COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N70W TO SOUTH FLORIDA
FRI MORNING...FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS SAT
MORNING...THEN STALL AND DISSIPATE FROM NEAR 28N65W TO THE
NORTHERN BAHAMAS SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...
AND 4 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...AND 5 TO
7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE 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 3 TO 5 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 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 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W

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


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