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 6 August 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 6 at 12 UTC
Low 1014 over south Spain, moving northeast, expected 1010 over south
of France by 08/00UTC.
Low 1007 just west Hebrides, slowly filling with little move,
expected 1011 over Hebrides by 08/00UTC. Associated trough crossing
British isles, with secondery low expected 1007 over nortn of North
Sea by 07/12UTC, moving northeast.
Thundery low 1017 40N36W, moving northwest and deepening, expected
1013 43N38W by 07/12 UTC, then slow-moving.
High 1030 44N23W, with little change. Associated ridge in east
towards France weakening.
Low 1005 over western Sahara, with little move.
Tropical wave extends from 18N35W to 10N38W, moving westwards 10-15
Monsoon trough extends from 10N14W to 09N24W.
ITCZ along 09N27W 09N36W 08N41W 09N49W 12N57W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 8 at 00 UTC
Northeasterly 3 or 4, locally 5 in east.
Thundery showers. Some sand haze.
North 4 or 5, but 5 or 6 in far southeast at first, decreasing 3 or 4
Some sand haze.
Northerly 4 or 5, but 5 or 6 in northeast at first, decreasing 3 or 4
soon, temporarily 5 in northeast, becoming Variable 2 or 3 in
southeast at end.
Some sand haze.
Mainly Northerly 3 or 4, at times 5, but Southwest 4 or 5 in
southeast locally 6 later.
Moderate, becoming rough in southeast later.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Southerly 2 to 4, but 4 or 5 in far west.
Moderate, becoming rough in far northwest later.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in north and far east.
Southeast 3 or 4 in west, Southerly 2 to 4 in east.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Threat of Southerly near gale over FARADAY, ALTAIR.
Threat of North or Northeast near gale over SAO VICENTE, AGADIR.
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