Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
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Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 28 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 : NO WARNING.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 28 at 12 UTC
Thundery low 1013 over Bay of Biscay, moving north, expected 1008
over Irish Sea by 29/12 UTC then filling.
Low 1011 40N14W, moving northeast and filling.
Low 998 48N33W, moving northeast, expected 1014 49N15W by 30/00 UTC.
New low expected 994 47N43W by 30/00 UTC.
High 1024 32N32W, with little move, expected 1028 by 30/00 UTC.
Associated ridge building northeastwards.
Tropical wave extending along 14W from 12N to 03N, moving Westwards
at 10/15 kt.
Tropical wave extending along 31W from 09N to Eq, moving Westwards at
Monsoon trough starts off the African coast near 11N15W to 07N17W,
where the ITCZ begins and continues to 06N25W, then to 03N35W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 30 at 00 UTC
Northeast 3 to 5.
CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
Northerly 4 or 5, locally 6 along coast in CAP BLANC.
Moderate, locally becoming rough in CAP BLANC at end.
Northeast 4 or 5, but locally mainly Northwesterly 1 to 3 in
Locally thundery showers with squalls in south.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Northerly 2 to 4, but locally Variable 1 to 3 in far northwest.
Slight or moderate.
Thundery showers with squalls.
Southeasterly 3 or 4.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Southerly near gale over FARADAY, ALTAIR, increasing Southwesterly
gale or severe gale from west later.
Persistence of North near gale along coast in AGADIR.
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