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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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 LOCALLY STRONG TRADES WILL DEVELOP EACH
NIGHT OFFSHORE OF THE GULF OF HONDURAS AS WELL AS ALONG THE
COAST OF COLOMBIA THROUGH THE PERIOD. LARGE NE SWELL PROPAGATING
S ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS WILL SUBSIDE TODAY.
ANOTHER ROUND OF LARGE NE SWELL WILL ARRIVE ACROSS THE TROPICAL
WATERS E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS LATE WED...REACHING NEAR THE E
CARIBBEAN PASSAGES ON THU...AND SUBSIDE FROM THE N LATE FRI AND
SAT.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...
AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND E LESS THAN
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N80W TO THE N FLORIDA COAST WILL
EXTEND FROM BERMUDA TO CENTRAL FLORIDA TONIGHT... THEN STALL FROM
31N55W TO 25N70W ON WED...AND DISSIPATE THROUGH THU. A SECOND
COLD FRONT WILL OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE THU...EXTEND FROM
BERMUDA TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS LATE FRI...AND STALL AND DISSIPATE
ALONG 26N ON SAT. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE NW
WATERS FRI NIGHT AHEAD OF A THIRD COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST ON SAT LATE AND REACHING FROM BERMUDA TO THE NW
BAHAMAS EARLY SUN.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.


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