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FZNT31 KNHC 020840
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
440 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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 NEAR 62W WILL ENTER THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN BY FRI AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN BY SAT
NIGHT...EXITING THE AREA BY MON NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG TRADE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WITH GENTLE TO
MODERATE TRADES ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT FOR A FRESH BREEZE ACROSS THE
GULF OF HONDURAS TONIGHT AND WINDS TO NEAR GALE FORCE ALONG THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA TODAY THROUGH EARLY FRI. A SECOND TROPICAL
WAVE WILL ENTER THE TROPICAL N ATLC SAT NIGHT AND THE EASTERN
CARIBBEAN BY MON.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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 4 TO 6 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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

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

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N63W TO 26N71W THEN
STATIONARY TO 27N80W. THE COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N56W TO
26N67W THEN BECOME DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 27N74W EARLY FRI
BEFORE SHIFTING E OF THE AREA. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER NW
PORTIONS SAT...REACH FROM NEAR 31N70W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
SUN MORNING AND WEAKEN FROM 31N66W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA MON
MORNING BEFORE DRIFTING NW THROUGH MON NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



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