Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 082051
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 8 January 2017 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
Part 1 : NO WARNING.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 8 at 12 UTC
Low 980 58N33W moving northeast. Assosiated trough extending over
FARADAY moving east, expected from North Sea to south Ireland by
09/12 UTC, then expected from west Norway to Bay of Biscay by 10/00
New low expected 988 51N53W by 09/00 UTC moving northeast, expected
990 60N38W by 10/00 UTC. Associated trough extending southwestwards.
Low 1012 30N27W slow moving southwest, expected 1013 25N38W by 10/00
High 1036 47N05W drifting southwest, expected 41N25W by 10/00 UTC.
Monsoon Trough extends from 09N13W to 07N19W.
ITCZ along 07N19W 05N28W 00N33W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 10 at 00 UTC
Variable 2 to 4, locally North 4 or 5 in far northwest at first,
becoming Easterly 3 or 4 later, at times 5 in extreme east at end.
Moderate, locally rough in northwest at first.
Thundery showers mainly in northwest.
Variable 2 to 4, becoming Northeasterly 3 or 4 soon, at times 5
North or Northeast 3 or 4, temporarily veering East 4 or 5 later.
Northeasterly 3 or 4, but locally Westerly 2 to 4 in far southeast.
Moderate, locally slight near coasts.
Locally thundersqualls in far south.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Southerly 2 to 4, but locally Variable 1 to 3 in northwest and
Westerly 2 to 4 in extreme east.
Moderate in southwest, slight in northeast.
South or Southeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in southwest, but Variable 1 to
3 in extreme east.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence of Easterly near gale over IRVING.
Threat of Southwesterly near gale over west of FARADAY. Threat of
Northeasterly near over AGADIR and TARFAYA.