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FZNT31 KNHC 070933
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
533 AM EDT THU MAY 7 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...FRESH TO STRONG TRADES WILL PREVAIL OVER MUCH OF THE
CARIBBEAN THROUGH FRI...THEN EXPAND WESTWARD FRI NIGHT THROUGH
MON. TRADES INCREASE OVER THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE TROPICAL N
ATLC SUN NIGHT AND MON AS THE GRADIENT TIGHTENS DUE TO STRONG
CENTRAL ATLC HIGH PRES THAT BUILDS SOUTHEASTWARD.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 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 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 5 TO 7 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N... AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT S OF 18N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH EXTENDS FROM A 1010 MB LOW NEAR 31N78W TO
32N76W TO 24N77W. THE LOW IS FORECAST TO LIFT N OF THE AREA
REACHING TO NEAR 32N78W BY THIS LATE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF
IT INTENSIFYING INTO A SUBTROPICAL OR TROPICAL CYCLONE. ATLC HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD WESTWARD ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH MON NIGHT IN
THE WAKE OF THE LOW.

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

.TODAY...N OF 28N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S
OF 28N W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N OF 28N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S
OF 28N W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N OF 28N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. S OF
28N SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...N OF 29N W OF 73W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE S
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 70W... AND 4 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...N OF 29N W OF 73W SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 4 TO 5 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 4 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 70W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 70W... AND 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.TODAY...W OF 70W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT W OF 70W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE 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 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

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



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