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FZNT31 KNHC 180824
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
424 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 ACROSS
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 ON SAT
AND SUN AND SUBSIDE ON TUE.

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.TODAY...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

.TODAY...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...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 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

.TODAY...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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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

.TODAY...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

.TODAY...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 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 6 TO 8 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N77W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA
WILL BEGIN TO MOVE E AS A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF THE
BAHAMAS THIS AFTERNOON...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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. 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 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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



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