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

FQNT52 LFPW 121959



Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,

METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 12 March 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 144.

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 12 at 12 UTC

Low 54N51W, moving east and expected 981 54N43W by 13/12 UTC, then

merging with the next one.

Secondary low 1002 45N45W, moving northeast and expected 993 54N35W

by 13/00 UTC, then 979 60N29W by 13/12 UTC and 969 63N20W by 14/00

UTC. Associated disturbance extending over FARADAY and moving


Low 1017 over west Sahara, deepening on place and expected 1006 by

14/00 UTC.

High 1037 41N20W, with a little change. Associated ridge extending

over the British Isles and moving over the Bay of Biscay.

ITCZ axis along 05N10W 04N20W 03N30W 02N35W.

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 14 at 00 UTC


In far north, increasing East 5 or 6.

Elsewhere, North or Northeast 3 or 4, at times 5.

Moderate or rough.

Some sand haze in east.


North or Northeast 5 or 6, at times 7 in far north. Gusts.

Moderate or rough, increasing rough or very rough at end.


Northerly 3 or 4, at times 5.

Moderate, increasing rough in far north later.

Some sand haze.


Northerly 3 or 4, but locally Westerly 3 or 4 in southeast.

Moderate, locally slight near coasts.

Some thundersqualls in far southwest.


South or Southwest 2 to 4, locally West in far northwest.

Moderate in west, slight in east.



Southerly 2 to 4.

Moderate in west, slight in east.

Thundersqualls, mainly in far east.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours

Persistence of North or Northeast fresh or strong flow from cap

Finisterre to Mauritania, with threat of near gale over all areas,

locally gale over CANARIAS and FINISTERRE.

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

ALTAIR at end.

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