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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 29 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

significant height.

Part 1 : WARNING NR 51.

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 29 at 12 UTC

Complex low 962 52N36W, moving northeast and expected 959 61N21W by

31/00 UTC. Associated trough extending over FARADAY and ALTAIR,

moving eastwards and expected over the British Isles and just west of

Portugal at end.

New low expected 998 45N42W by 31/00 UTC.

High 1029 28N40W, slow-moving and building, expected 1031 30N38W by

31/00 UTC. Associated ridge extending to Spain and Morocco,

weakening. New ridge building over ACORES, ALTAIR and FARADAY at

end.

Monsoon trough extends from 06N10W to 05N16W, then ITCZ continues

from 05N16W to01N22W to the Equator near 40W.

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 31 at 00 UTC

CAPE VERDE.

East or Northeast 5 or 6.

Rough, locally moderate in north.

Some showers in southeast.

CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.

North or Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6 over CAP TIMIRIS soon,

then over CAP BLANC at end.

Moderate or rough.

SIERRA LEONE.

In far southeast, Variable mainly Southwest 2 to 4.

Elsewhere, North or Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6 later.

Rough, locally moderate in far southeast.

Locally thunderstorms with gusts in extreme southeast.

Sand haze in southwest.

GULF OF GUINEA.

In west, South or Southeast 2 to 3, but locally Variable 1 to 3 in

far north.

In east, South or Southwest 2 to 4.

Slight or moderate.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

POINTE NOIRE.

South or Southeast 3 or 4, at times 5 in extreme southwest.

Moderate, locally slight near coasts.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours

Persistence or threat of South near gale or gale over PAZENN,

FINISTERRE, PORTO and SAO VICENTE.

Threat of Southwesterly near gale or gale over FARADAY, ALTAIR, west

of ROMEO, west of CHARCOT and ACORES.

Threat of Southwest severe gale over west of FARADAY and west of

ALTAIR.

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