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Weather West Africa Meteorological Bulletin MET Area II (Abbreviated) - Canaries to Gulf of Guinea

FQNT52 LFPW 031852 A SECURITE Weather bulletin on METAREA 2, METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 3 September 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 significant height.

Part 1 : NO WARNING.

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 3 at 12 UTC Low 986 60N34W, moving northeast and expected 977 63N23W by 05/00 UTC. First associated trough extending over the British Isles and the Bay of Biscay, moving eastwards. Second associated trough extending over FARADAY and ALTAIR, moving eastwards and expected over ROMEO and CHARCOT later. High 1026 34N37W, weakening on place and expected 1022 by 05/00 UTC. Associated ridge extending eastwards. New high expected 1025 43N42W by 05/00 UTC. Tropical wave from 15N30W to 06N30W, moving west at 10 kt. Monsoon trough extends from 13N16W to 08N21W, ITCZ along 07N21W 06N27W 09N34W 08N44W.

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 5 at 00 UTC

CANARIAS. Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 between islands and in southeast. Gusts. Moderate, becoming rough in far southeast at end.

CAPE VERDE. Northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 in far south at end. Moderate.

CAP BLANC. North or Northeast 4 or 5. Moderate, becoming rough in north at end.

CAP TIMIRIS. North or Northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 in north at end. Moderate.

SIERRA LEONE. Cyclonic 4 to 6 in west, Northerly 2 to 4 in northeast, Southwesterly 3 to 5 in southeast. Moderate, locally rough in west. Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

GULF OF GUINEA. Southwesterly 3 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 later. Moderate. Thundersqualls, mainly in north and far east.

POINTE NOIRE. South or Southeast 3 to 5. Moderate, becoming rough in southwest soon.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours Threat of Northeast near gale over AGADIR.

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