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Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea


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Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,

METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 16 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 until 01 November 2016 in the

morning, following a strike notice. However, security aspects will be

monitored on a permanent basis and warning bulletins will be sent

out.

Part 1 : WARNING NR 488.

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 16 at 12 UTC

Low 996 55N08W, moving northeast and expected 999 62N06W by 18/00

UTC. Associated trough extending over the Bay of Biscay and moving

northeastwards.

Low 1003 36N20W, slow-moving and filling, expected 1016 36N18W by

18/00 UTC.

High 1018 46N29W, moving east and building, expected 1030 46N17W by

18/00 UTC.

Hurricane Nicole 39.1N 46.6W is moving toward East-Southeast 6kt.

Expected 43.8N 41.7W at 18/00 UTC. Central pressure is 958. Max wind

near center 75kt with gusts to 90 kt. Gale 8 within 360 NM of center.

Monsoon trough from 06N10W 10 09N19W then ITCZ along 09N19W 07N27W

09N38W 09N43W.

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 18 at 00 UTC

CAPE VERDE.

Variable 2 to 4, becoming Northeasterly 3 or 4 later.

Moderate, becoming rough in northwest later in NW swell.

Some thundery showers with gusts.

CAP BLANC.

Easterly 3 to 5, at times 6 in north later, backing North or

Northeast 3 or 4 at end.

Moderate.

Showers in north.

CAP TIMIRIS.

Northerly 3 or 4.

Moderate.

SIERRA LEONE.

Easterly 3 or 4 in west, Northerly 3 or 4 in east.

Moderate.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

GULF OF GUINEA.

Southerly 3 or 4, but Variable 1 to 3 in northwest.

Moderate.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

POINTE NOIRE.

South or Southeast 3 or 4, at times 5 in west at first.

Moderate.

Some thundery showers in east.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours

Threat of Southerly gale to locally storm over West of FARADAY and

West of ALTAIR, due to hurricane NICOLE.

JCOMM official web site provides the marine weather information broadcast via Inmarsat-C SafetyNET by all National Meteorological Services (NMS). http://weather.gmdss.org/II.html


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