Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 142148
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 14 May 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 251.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 14 at 12 UTC
Low 982 60N24W, moving southwest then south and expected 989 57N29W
by 16/00 UTC.
Low 985 44N34W, moving northeast and expected 987 52N19W by 15/00
UTC, then moving north then northwest and expected 986 62N23W by
16/00 UTC. Associated trough extending southwestwards.
New low deepening in this trough and expected 991 43N30W by 15/00
UTC, moving northeast and expected 995 51N18W by 15/12 UTC, then 996
57N14W by 16/00 UTC.
New shallow low expected 1018 over Morocco by 15/12 UTC, slow-moving
and expected 1015 by 16/00 UTC.
High 1027 over Spain, with a little change. Associated ridge
New high expected 1026 33N44W by 16/00 UTC.
Tropical wave along 18W from 11N southward, moving west at 15 knots.
ITCZ extends from 11N13W to 05N16W to 03N27W to 02N35W to 03N46W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 16 at 00 UTC
East or Northeast 4 or 5.
Sand haze in southeast.
North or Northeast 5 or 6.
Moderate or rough, abating moderate at end.
Northerly 3 to 5, but locally Variable 1 to 3 in far southeast at
first, backing North or Northwest everywhere at end.
In west : Northeast 3 to 5.
In east : Variable 2 to 4, mainly Northwesterly.
Moderate, locally slight near coasts.
Some thundersqualls with severe gusts in far southeast. Sand haze in
GULF OF GUINEA.
In west : Variable 1 to 3, mainly Easterly.
In east : Variable 2 to 4, mainly Southwesterly.
Moderate or slight.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
In west : East or Southeast 3 to 5.
In east : Southerly 2 to 4.
Some thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in west.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
West or Southwest near gale over FARADAY, ROMEO and PAZENN,
Persistence of East near gale or gale over CADIZ and GIBRALTAR
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