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OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1041 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 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...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE N OF HISPANIOLA HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT DAY
OR TWO OVER SW N ATLC WATERS AS THE LOW PASSES JUST NORTH OF
HAITI TODAY AND NEAR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS LATE SAT INTO
SUN. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED TO TAKE A MORE NORTHERLY TURN AWAY
FROM THE CARIBBEAN REGION ON SUN. A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE INTO
THE TROPICAL N ATLC BY WED.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

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

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE N OF HISPANIOLA HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT DAY
OR TWO. THE LOW WILL PASS JUST NORTH OF HAITI TODAY AND NEAR THE
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS LATE SAT INTO SUN. INTERESTS
BAHAMAS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM. THIS
LOW IS EXPECTED TO TAKE A MORE NORTHERLY TURN ON SUN...MOVING N
NE MON AND TUE...THEN PASSING N OF THE FORECAST AREA MID WEEK.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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


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