Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 062048
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 6 November 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
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Part 1 : WARNING NR 519.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 6 at 12 UTC
Low 1001 44N38W moving northeast, expected 1002 48N35W by 07/00 UTC,
then 973 62N25W by 08/00 UTC. Associated cold front crossing north
FARADAY and ROMEO at end.
Low 991 just north Netherlands, moving southwest and filling,
expected 1007 over northeast France by 07/12 UTC.
Low 1014 over Canarias Islands moving northeast, expected 1013 just
southwest Morocco by 07/00 UTC, then filling.
High 1032 48N22W drifting southwards, expected 1030 38N25W by 08/00
UTC. Associated ridge building towards British islands by 08/00 UTC.
New high expected 1028 46N47W by 08/00 UTC.
Monsoon trough from 07N11W to 06N17W, then ITCZ continues along
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 8 at 00 UTC
East or Northeast 3 to 5.
Northerly 2 to 4, increasing North or Northeast 3 or 4 later, at
North or Northeast 4 or 5.
Mainly East or Northeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in north, but Variable 2
or 3 in far southeast.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Mainly South or Southeast 2 to 4, but Southwest 2 or 3 in northeast
Slight or moderate.
Locally thundersqualls with severe gusts.
Southeast 4, at times 5, but South or Southeast 3 or 4 in east.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Threat of Southwest near gale or gale in all areas of Bay of Biscay,
then veering Northwest.
Cyclonic near gale over ROMEO and CHARCOT, then threat of gale over
PAZENN and FINISTERRE at end. North or Northeast near gale over
AGADIR and TARFAYA.