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FZNT31 KNHC 311501
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1101 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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 BETWEEN JAMAICA AND PANAMA WILL
CONTINUE W ACROSS THE SW CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW CARIBBEAN SAT NIGHT AND REACH FROM
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE TO NE NICARAGUA SUN THEN STALL AND
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE FROM NEAR THE MONA PASSAGE TO COSTA RICA ON
SUN NIGHT INTO MON. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG NE WINDS WILL SPREAD
E ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN IN ITS WAKE...DIMINISHING TUE AND TUE
NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
 LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 6 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRES NEAR 22.5N64.6W 1009 MB WILL DRIFT N AND
DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT. WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 31N77.5W TO CENTRAL
FLORIDA WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THIS LATE. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF NE FLORIDA BY SAT MORNING REACHING FROM
31N72W TO NW CUBA LATE SAT...FROM BERMUDA TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
LATE SUN...BEFORE STALLING AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATING FROM 28N65W
TO PUERTO RICO MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER
THE CAROLINAS BEHIND THE FRONT MON AND TUE.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE 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 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



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