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FZNT31 KNHC 300920
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
520 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 69.9W 979 MB AT 5 AM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS
105 KT. MATTHEW WILL MOVE TO 13.8N 71.2W FRI AFTERNOON...TO
13.7N 72.5W FRI NIGHT...TO 13.9N 73.7W SAT AFTERNOON...THEN TO
14.5N 74.8W SAT NIGHT AS IT BEGINS A TURN TO THE NW AND N...
APPROACHING E CUBA AND THE WINDWARD PASSAGE MON EVENING...MOVING
N OF THE AREA TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 18N... NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 35 TO
45 KT S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S
OF 18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT
S OF 18N...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF
18N...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S OF 18N... NE
WINDS 50 TO 60 KT...INCREASING TO 65 TO 75 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT S OF 18N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 80 TO 90 KT S OF
18N...AND NE 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT S OF 18N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO
40 TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON... SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 75 TO 90 KT ELSEWHERE.
SEAS 17 TO 22 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND 12 TO
17 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 80 TO 90 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND N 80 TO 90 KT ELSEWHERE.
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA... SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 13 TO
18 FT.
.SUN...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 80 TO
90 KT...DIMINISHING TO 55 TO 65 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA... AND 10 TO 15 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND E 70 TO 85 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 15 TO 20 FT... SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 75 TO 85 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF
VENEZUELA...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND E 15 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE. GULF OF VENEZUELA...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E
10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...GULF OF VENEZUELA...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF
VENEZUELA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA... AND
SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 69.9W 979 MB AT 5 AM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 105
KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS EARLY NEXT
WEEK. HOWEVER...WINDS AND SEAS ARE INCREASING ACROSS THE SE WATERS
WELL BEFORE THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRES
OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND HURRICANE MATTHEW. OTHERWISE... A
RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA N OF 22N THROUGH SAT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN STALL JUST OFFSHORE AND
WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



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