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FZNT31 KNHC 060215
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1015 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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...MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL FRESH E TO SE TRADE WINDS
WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE E CARIBBEAN AND TROPICAL ATLC THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT FROM E CUBA TO NE HONDURAS WILL BECOME
NEARLY STATIONARY FROM E CUBA TO NE NICARAGUA FRI...THEN
GRADUALLY WEAKEN FROM HAITI TO COSTA RICA SAT. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING BEHIND THE FRONT WILL INDUCE FRESH TO STRONG NE FLOW IN
THE LEE OF CUBA AND THROUGH THE WINDWARD PASSAGE SUN THROUGH
MON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND N 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE 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

.OVERNIGHT...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 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO E CUBA WILL EXTEND FROM
31N68W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE FRI...AND FROM 31N66W TO HAITI
SAT
THEN STALL AND WEAKEN ACROSS THE SE WATERS SUN. STRONG S WINDS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS ARE EXPECTED E OF THE FRONT THROUGH SUN.
HIGH
PRES WILL SHIFT EASTWARD INTO THE ATLC WATERS SUN THROUGH MON.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 70W...
AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND S 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W OF 70W...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND S 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT W OF 70W...AND 6 TO
9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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