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

Monday, February 20, 2017

 

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Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,

METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 19 February 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 : WARNING NR 97.

 

 

Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 19 at 12 UTC

Complex low 977 in southwest of Greenland, moving slowly east and

expected 997 57N39W by 20/12 UTC, then moving northeast and expected

989 61N27W by 21/00 UTC. Associated trough over west FARADAY and

ALTAIR.

Low 1016 over west of Morocco, moving south and expected 1010 over

south Morocco by 20/12 UTC.

Wide high 1036 northeast of Azores Islands, with little change.

Associated ridge extending towards Bay of Biscay.

Low 1010 in west of algerian Sahara, expected 1009 west of Morocco by

20/12 UTC.

Monsoon trough from 07N12W 04N15W then ITCZ axis along 04N20W 03N25W

02N30W 01N35W 01N40W EQ45W.

 

 

Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 21 at 00 UTC

 

 

CAPE VERDE.

East or Northeast 4 or 5.

Moderate, locally rough in extreme east.

Scattered showers, locally thundery.

 

CAP BLANC.

North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 near coasts.

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.

 

CAP TIMIRIS.

Northerly 4 or 5.

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.

Thundery showers.

 

SIERRA LEONE.

North or Northeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in north.

Moderate.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

 

GULF OF GUINEA.

Variable, mainly Southerly, 2 to 4.

Moderate, temporarily slight in east at first.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

 

POINTE NOIRE.

Southeasterly 2 to 4.

Moderate.

Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

 

 

 

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours

Persistence of South or Southwest near gale over FARADAY, ALTAIR.

Persistence of East or Northeast near gale or gale over SAO VICENTE,

CADIZ, GIBRALTAR STRAIT, CASABLANCA.

 

 

 

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