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

FQNT52 LFPW 022025



Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,

METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 2 April 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 : NO WARNING.

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 2 at 12 UTC

Low 980 50N32W, moving northeast and expected 983 57N24W by 03/00

UTC. Associated trough in south over FARADAY, ALTAIR, ROMEO, moving

northeastwards, expected over British isles by 04/00 UTC with a

shallow low 1022 expected over south Ireland by 04/00 UTC.

New low expected 975 43N54W by 03/12 UTC, slowly moving

northeastward, expected 976 46N52W by 04/00 UTC.

High 1026 44N06W drifting northeast, becoming 1028 over Denmark by

03/12 UTC.

High 1022 33N26W building, expected 1027 39N17W by 03/12 UTC then

1033 49N19W by 04/00 UTC.

Heat low 1012 over Sahara, with little change.

Monsoon Trough from 11N15W to 04N23W. ITCZ from 04N23W to 04S39W.

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 4 at 00 UTC


Northeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

Rough or very rough in long NW swell, decreasing rough soon.

Sand haze.


North or Northeast 4 or 5.

Becoming rough in long NW swell.

Sand haze.


Northerly 3 to 5.

Becoming rough in long NW swell.

Sand haze.


In west: North or Northeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in far northwest at


In east: Westerly 2 to 4, veering Northwesterly soon.

Moderate, becoming rough in long NW swell in west.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts in far southeast. Sand haze.


Southerly 2 to 4, backing Easterly in west later.

Slight or moderate from east to west.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.


Southeasterly 4 or 5 in west, 2 to 4 in east.

Moderate or rough in west, slight or moderate in east.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours

Southeast near gale over far west of FARADAY and ALTAIR.

Northeasterly near gale over CADIZ, GIBRALTAR STRAIT, AGADIR, then

over FINISTERRE and PORTO at end.

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