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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
525 AM 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 ALONG 67W WILL REACH THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THU
NIGHT THROUGH SAT. A MORE VIGOROUS TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 54W PASS
THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC TODAY...REACH THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN
FRI AND THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY SUN NIGHT. A THIRD TROPICAL
WAVE WELL E OF THE AREA WILL PASS THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC
OVER THE WEEKEND.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 30.9N 71.9W AT 5 AM EDT
MOVING N AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS TO 85 KT.
CRISTOBAL IS FORECAST TO INTENSIFY TO 75 KT GUSTS 85 KT AS IT
MOVES N OF AREA TO NEAR 32.4N 71.6W THIS AFTERNOON. RIDGING
BUILDING OVER SE WATERS BEHIND CRISTOBAL EXPAND W ALONG 24N BY
TONIGHT AND STRETCH FROM 31N75W TO 27N65W THU THROUGH SAT. THE N
PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE INTO SE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND
REACH THE TURKS AND CAICOS SUN NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EARLY. SW WINDS 60 TO 70 KT.
DIMINISHING TO 50 TO 60 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO
10 TO 15 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU THROUGH SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


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