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FZNT31 KNHC 280220
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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...PERIODS OF FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG TRADES OFFSHORE
OF THE GULF OF HONDURAS THROUGH WED. FRESH TRADES AND 8 FT SEAS
WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN AND S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN
BY LATE TUE/EARLY WED AND DIMINISH LATE FRI. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE YUCATAN CHANNEL WED NIGHT...STALL FROM CENTRAL
CUBA TO EASTERN HONDURAS FRI MORNING...AND DISSIPATE BY SAT
MORNING.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO
4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...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.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH 31N68W TO FL COAST 28N81W.
TUE MORNING COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH 31N59W TO 27N64W TO
25N75W. STATIONARY/WARM FRONT FROM 25N75W BEYOND N FL/FL
PANHANDLE. WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ALONG THE FLORIDA COAST...IN
ADVANCE OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO W PART OF THE
AREA LATE WED/EARLY THU. EARLY FRI COLD FRONT THROUGH 31N73W TO
26N75W BEYOND 23N79W CUBA. EARLY SAT THROUGH 31N66W TO 26N69W
BEYOND 21N75W CUBA. DSIPTG COLD FRONT BECOMING STATIONARY THROUGH
25N65W TO 23N70W TO 21N75W CUBA. LATE SAT STATIONARY FRONT/TROUGH
THROUGH 25N65W TO 23N69W BEYOND 20N70W HISPANIOLA.

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...W OF 70W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF
70W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
 LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W OF 70W...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS
10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 70W...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E
LATE. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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