Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 262013
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 26 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
Part 1 : WARNING NR 175.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 26 at 12 UTC
Low 1003 44N12W, slowly moving north, expected 1003 46N12W by 27/12
UTC then 1006 50N12W by 28/00 UTC.
Low 1003 38N11W, moving east and filling over Spain.
Low 993 45N46W moving northeast and deepening 962 48N41W by 27/12
UTC, then slow moving and expected 965 48N40W by 28/00 UTC.
Monsoon Trough extends from 06N10W to 04N17W, then ITCZ extends from
04N17W to 00N29W to 02S42W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 28 at 00 UTC
In northwest, East or Northeast 3 or 4, locally becoming Variable 1
to 3 in far north later.
In southeast, East or Northeast 4 or 5.
CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6 soon.
Moderate, becoming locally rough over CAP TIMIRIS soon.
Thundery showers in south.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, but locally Variable 1 to 3 in far
southeast, locally increasing 5 or 6 in far northeast at end.
Moderate, locally slight in far southeast, becoming locally rough in
far northeast soon.
Some thundery showers in far southeast near coasts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Variable 2 to 4, mainly Southerly.
Slight in east, moderate in west.
In west, East or Southeast 3 or 4.
In east, Southerly 2 to 4.
Slight or moderate.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Threat of Southerly near gale over PAZENN and FINISTERRE.
Southwesterly near gale or gale over north of 33N.
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