Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 182057
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 18 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 307.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 18 at 12 UTC
Low 1016 43N27W slow-moving and deepening, expected 1011 42N25W by
19/00UTC, then 1010 42N23W by 20/00 UTC.
Low area 1009/1011 extended from Morocco to south Bay or Biscay,
moving slowly northward.
High 1034 42N47W, slow-moving with little change, expected 1032
39N46W by 20/00 UTC. Associated ridge building northeast, reaching
British Isles at end.
Tropical wave along 22W/23W from 12N southward.
Tropical wave along 33W/34W from 11N southward, moving westward 10 to
Tropical wave along 45W/46W from 11N southward, moving westward 10 to
The Monsoon Trough from 16N16W, to 08N23W, 06N40W, and 06N43W.
ITCZ continues from 06N43W to 07N52W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 20 at 00 UTC
CAPE VERDE, CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally North or Northwest 5 or 6 near
North or Northeast 3 to 5, but Variable 2 to 4 mainly Westerly in far
Moderate, locally slight near coast.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts in south.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Southerly 3 or 4.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in north.
Southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 soon.
Moderate, becoming locally rough in south at end.
Showers in west.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence of East near gale or gale over CADIZ and GIBRALTAR
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