Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 131941
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 13 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 : WARNING NR 359.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 13 at 12 UTC
Low 1007 over Western Sahara slow-moving.
Persistence of low area 1010-1012 over north Morocco-south Spain,
moving gradually northwards, extended from Morocco to south Bay of
Biscay on Monday 12 UTC.
Low 1013 51N16W, moving northeast, expected 1007 just west Scotland
by 14/12 UTC. Associated cold front in southwest crossing areas above
42N, reaching northwest PAZENN by 14/12 UTC.
Shallow low 1020 42N26W expected 40N25W by 14/00 UTC then 1022 by
15/00 UTC then filling.
New trough reaching extreme west FARADAY by 14/12 UTC then moving
High 1028 west of 35W expected 1026 37N35W by 14/12UTC.
Tropical wave near 32W from 07N to 21N, moving west at 15 to 20 kt.
Monsoon trough extends from 19N16W to 13N22W to 09N45W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 15 at 00 UTC
Northeast 4 or 5, but locally 3 or 4 near islands.
Thundery showers over south of CAPE VERDE.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, at times 6 along coasts at first, then at
Locally sand haze.
Northerly 3 to 5 in north, but Variable 2 to 4 in south.
Thundersqualls with gusts in south. Locally sand haze.
West or Southwest 3 to 5, at times 6, but Variable Cyclonic in far
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
Southwest 3 or 4, but Southerly in west.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts in north and near coasts.
South or Southeast 3 or 4, at times 5 in south at end.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence of South or Southwest near gale over FARADAY and ALTAIR.
Threat of South or Southwest near gale over ROMEO and north CHARCOT.
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