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FZNT31 KNHC 272145
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
545 PM EDT WED AUG 27 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...A TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE W THROUGH THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND THU...AND THROUGH THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN
FRI THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A SECOND TROPICAL WAVE EXTENDING FROM
19N58W TO 11N63W WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA
THU...AND CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN THU NIGHT
THROUGH SAT...ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SUN THROUGH MON
NIGHT. A THIRD TROPICAL WAVE WELL E OF THE AREA WILL ENTER THE
EASTERN TROPICAL N ATLC FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...AND MOVE ACROSS
REMAINDER OF THE TROPICAL N ATLC THROUGH SAT NIGHT AND ACROSS
THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH SUN NIGHT...AND THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN MON AND MON NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TONIGHT...SE 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.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 3 TO 5 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 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 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 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL IS JUST N OF THE AREA NEAR 32.7N
71.4W AT 5 PM EDT MOVING NNE OR 30 DEG AT 13 KT WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS TO 80 KT. CRISTOBAL IS FORECAST TO
REACH NEAR 34.4N 69.2W LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO PULL AWAY
FROM THE AREA THROUGH FRI. A RIDGE WILL BUILD ALONG 27N THROUGH
THU...AND EXTEND FROM 27N65W TO 31N76W BY FRI. A SURFACE HIGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE NEAR 27N68W EARLY FRI WITH THE
RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 31N74W TO 27N65W ON SAT. THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE W THROUGH THE ATLC WATERS S
OF 23N THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. 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 15 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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



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