Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 122132
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 12 February 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 : WARNING NR 85.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 12 at 12 UTC
Low 993 from west Morocco to Portugal moving northwest, expected 992
46N15W by 13/12 UTC, then 994 49N17W by 14/00 UTC.
Low 1010 38N37W moving northeast and deepening, expected 996 45N35W
by 14/00 UTC.
Secondary low expected 1014 just south Azores Islands by 14/00 UTC.
High 1043 56N24E slowly drifting south. Associated ridge extending
over British Isles to FARADAY gradually drifting towards Iceland.
ITCZ along 10N14W 09N19W EQ37W
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 14 at 00 UTC
CAPE VERDE, CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
Mainly North or Northeast 3 or 4, but locally Northwesterly in north,
becoming Variable clockwise 2 to 4 soon, then increasing locally
North 5 near African coast at end.
Moderate or rough in N swell.
In far southeast, mainly Westerly 2 to 4. Elsewhere, Northeast 4, at
times 5, but North in east.
Moderate, locally slight near coast.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Mainly South or Southwest 2 or 3, but Variable at times 4 in west,
veering mainly West or Southwest 2 to 4 later.
Slight, but moderate in west.
Locally thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in far northwest.
Southeast 4 at times 5 in west, Southerly 1 to 3 in east, increasing
3 or 4 in east in daytime.
Slight or moderate.
Some showers in north.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence or threat of Cyclonic near gale or gale over FARADAY,
ALTAIR and ROMEO. Threat of South near gale over FINISTERRE and
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