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FZNT31 KNHC 181449
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1049 AM EDT SAT APR 18 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 DEVELOP EACH NIGHT
OFFSHORE OF THE GULF OF HONDURAS. FRESH TO STRONG TRADES WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EACH NIGHT THROUGH THE
PERIOD. LONG PERIOD N SWELL WILL PROPAGATE S ACROSS THE TROPICAL
N ATLC WATERS TODAY THROUGH SUN AND SUBSIDE ON TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 18N...AND SE LESS
THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND 3 TO 4 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 18N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
S OF 18N...AND 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N... AND 3 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 18N...AND
3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

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

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 5 TO 7 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 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO CAPE CANAVERAL WILL REACH
FROM BERMUDA TO THE NW BAHAMAS EARLY TONIGHT...STALL E TO W ALONG
26N ON SUN...AND DISSIPATE THROUGH MON NIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THE UNITED STATES COAST LATE MON NIGHT...STALL
FROM 31N72W TO THE NW BAHAMAS ON TUE NIGHT...AND DISSIPATE
THROUGH WED.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 70W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW
LATE. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W OF 70W...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN
LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W OF 70W...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

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

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.



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