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FZNT31 KNHC 050224
OFFN20

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1024 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...MODERATE E TO SE TRADE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS
MOST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LATE SEASON COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL REGION TONIGHT AND EXTEND
FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO THE GULF OF HONDURAS THU...FROM E CUBA TO
NICARAGUA FRI...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN FROM HAITI TO COSTA RICA
SAT. AS THE FRONT MOVES NE OF HISPANIOLA ON SUN...FRESH TO
STRONG NE FLOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WINDWARD PASSAGE REGION
SUN AND SUN NIGHT. 

NW CARIBBEAN W OF 85W

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 85W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S OF 18N...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

SW CARIBBEAN S OF 11N

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

CARIBBEAN BETWEEN 64W AND 72W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON 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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...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 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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. 

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N80W TO NEAR DAYTONA
BEACH FLORIDA WILL MOVE FARTHER OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST TONIGHT
AND EXTEND FROM 31N75W TO CENTRAL CUBA THU...FROM 31N71W TO
EASTERN CUBA FRI...AND FROM 31N67W TO HAITI SAT. THE FRONT WILL
STALL AND WEAKEN FROM 24N65W TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SUN.
STRONG SW WINDS AND SCATTERED STRONG SHOWERS AND TSTMS ARE
EXPECTED EAST OF THE FRONT TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT N OF 28N E OF
73W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 70W...AND SW 15 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF 70W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 

BAHAMAS N OF 22N

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

ATLC WATERS S OF 22N W OF 65W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.