Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Cape Verde to Gulf of Guinea
FQNT52 LFPW 271926
Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 27 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 27 at 12 UTC
Low 1010 over Portugal, slow-moving, expected 1013 by 29/00UTC.
Persistence of associated trough over Spain and south Bay of Biscay.
Low 996 56N28W, moving northeast, expected 983 over Iceland by 28/12
UTC, then moving northeast.
Relative low expected 1023 over west FARADAY by 29/00UTC, with
associated disturbance reaching FARADAY soon.
High 1028 39N36W moving east, expected 40N29W by 29/00UTC. Associated
ridge extending northeastwards.
Tropical wave from 25N27W to 25N30W moving W at 10 kt.
Monsoon trough extends from 09N13W to an embedded low 1009 near
08N15W, then to 14N25W, 11N40W.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 29 at 00 UTC
East or Northeast 4 or 5, but 3 or 4 in extreme south..
Moderate, but locally slight in south, gradually becoming mainly
moderate, except in extreme south.
Thundery showers, clearing in east later.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 with gusts in northeast.
Some thundery showers in extreme northwest at first.
Northeast 3 or 4, at times 5 in extreme northwest till later,
increasing Eaterly 4 or 5 in extreme south at end.
Slight or moderate.
Thundery showers in southeast later.
In west : Variable 1 to 3 in north, West or Southwest 3 or 4 in
In east : mainly Northeasterly 3 to 5 in north, Southwesterly 4 to 6
in south, becoming Variable Cyclonic 4 or 5 from east, locally 6 in
east, soon, then Southwest 3 to 5 in south later.
Slight or moderate.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.
GULF OF GUINEA.
In west : South or Southwest 3 or 4, locally 5 in north, decreasing
Southerly 3 or 4 soon.
In east : West or Southwest 2 or 3, increasing 3 or 4 soon.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in north.
In west : Southeast 3 or 4, at times 5 in southwest.
In east : Southerly 1 to 3, increasing 3 or 4 later.
Some scattered showers in west.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
No near gale or gale expected.
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