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 4 June 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 286.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 4 at 12 UTC
Low 995 59N19W, slow-moving and merging with the next one at end.
Low 1002 48N40W, moving east, expected 1004 48N22W by 05/00 UTC, and
998 over Ireland by 05/12 UTC, then 991 over south of England by
06/00 UTC. Associated disturbances moving over all areas above 40N
and crossing Bay of Biscay and English Channel at end.
Thundery low 1010 over Spain, drifting quickly east.
Low 1006 over southwest Algeria with trough extending over Morocco,
High 1030 34N29W, slow-moving and expected 1027 by 06/00 UTC.
Associated ridge extending towards Portugal weakening soon.
Shallow low 1012 near coasts of AGADIR, slow change.
The Monsoon Trough extends from 09N13W to 05N27W.
ITCZ from 05N27W to 04N51W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 6 at 00 UTC
Northeast 4 or 5.
Moderate, locally rough in far east.
North or Northeast 5 or 6. Gusts.
North 4 or 5, at times 6 in far north.
Moderate or rough.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, but Westerly 2 to 4 in far southeast.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts in southeast.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Southerly 3 to 5.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
South or Southeast 3 to 5.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence or threat of Northwest near gale or gale over all areas
of Bay of Biscay.
Southwest near gale over FARADAY and ALTAIR.
North or Northeast near gale or gale continuing over AGADIR and
between islands of CANARIAS.
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