Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 021936 A SECURITE Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 2 October 2016 at 2215 UTC.
Wind speed in BEAUFORT SCALE.
Sea state in DOUGLAS SCALE.
Please be aware, wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the significant height.
WARNING : Regarding the elaboration and dissemination of routine bulletins, erratic service is possible from sunday 25 september 2016 evening, following a strike notice. However, security aspects will be monitored on a permanent basis and warning bulletins will be sent out.
Part 1 : NO WARNING.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 2 at 12 UTC
Low 961 55N31W moving north and expected 960 60N35W by 03/12 UTC, then 971 61N39W by 04/00UTC.
Associated disturbance over ROMEO, CHARCOT and JOSEPHINE. Low 994 49N36W, moving east and expected 996 50N26W by 03/00 UTC, then northeast and expected 994 55N20W by 03/12 UTC.
Associated disturbance crossing FARADAY and ALTAIR. New high expected 1022 3639W by 03/12UTC, then moving west, expected 1024 over Azores Island by 04/00UTC.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 4 at 00 UTC
Northeast 4 or 5, locally 3 in north. Moderate. Thundery showers in south.
CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
Northerly 4 to 6. Moderate, becoming locally rough.
In west : Southeasterly 2 to 4, backing Northeast 3 or 4 soon, increasing 4 or 5 at end. In east : Northwesterly 2 to 4, becoming variable 2 to 4 at end. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
South or Southwest 3 or 4, locally variable 2 to 4 in northwest. Moderate. Thundersqualls with gusts, in north.
Southerly 2 to 4 in east, Southeast 3 or 4 in west. Moderate.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Threat of Southerly gale or severe gale over FARADAY, ALTAIR. Threat of Southerly near gale or gale over ROMEO, ACORES. Easterly near gale over GIBRALTAR STRAIT, CADIZ, ceasing.
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