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FZNT31 KNHC 300829
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
429 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES FROM CENTRAL ATLC
EXTENDING SW TO NEAR THE NW BAHAMAS. MODERATE TO FRESH SE TRADES
ACROSS THE E CARIBBEAN ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO STRONG THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUN NIGHT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF NW VENEZUELA.
MODERATE TO FRESH TRADES ARE EXPECTED N OF HONDURAS TO 18N
THROUGH TUE...EXCEPT INCREASING TO STRONG EACH NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 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 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

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

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.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH OVER FAR NW WATERS WILL MOVE
EASTWARD N OF 29N TO NE WATERS THROUGH LATE SAT...WITH THE
ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO DIP INTO NE WATERS EARLY SUN
MORNING AND DISSIPATE THERE BY LATE SUN. THE RIDGE WILL BUILD
BEHIND THE TROUGH AND FRONT OVER THE WEEKEND...STRETCH ALONG 30N
EARLY MON AND BEGIN TO SHIFT E TUE. A NEW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO NW WATERS WED AND STALL THERE THROUGH WED NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND NE LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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...SE 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



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