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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
513 AM EDT MON JUL 25 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...HIGH PRES NE OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN FRESH TO
STRONG TRADES OVER THE S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH THE WEEK. A
TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE CENTRAL TROPICAL N ATLANTIC...WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LESSER ANTILLES AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN TONIGHT INTO
TUE...THEN OVER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN DURING THE REMAINDER OF
TUE AND THROUGH WED NIGHT...AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THU
THROUGH EARLY FRI. THE COMBINATION OF ATLANTIC HIGH PRES AND LOW
PRES WITH THE EASTERN EXTENSION OF THE MONSOON TROUGH IN THE SW
CARIBBEAN WILL ALLOW FOR FRESH TO STRONG TRADES TO EXPAND IN
COVERAGE OVER THE CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA WED
THROUGH FRI. SEAS WITHIN THE AREA OF TRADES WILL INCREASE AND
EXPAND IN COVERAGE ALONG WITH THE TRADES.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT BETWEEN 72W AND
80W.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 8
FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9
FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10
FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

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

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND E 10 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT GULF OF VENEZUELA AND 20 TO 30
KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 9 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 9 FT BETWEEN
72W AND 80W.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W...AND 5 TO 7 FT W OF
80W.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W...AND
5 TO 7 FT W OF 80W.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W...AND 5 TO 7 FT W OF
80W.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 9 FT BETWEEN
72W AND 80W.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI 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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ALONG 28N WILL CHANGE LITTLE
THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE NORTHERN PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHERN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THU.
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WILL PULSE OFF THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA
EACH EVENING THROUGH THE WEEK.

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

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 3 TO 5 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 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.


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