Marine Weather for HS 012

Forecast
Meteo-France Toulouse, Saturday 6 February 2016 at 1015 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 81.

Part 2 : general synopsis, Saturday 6 at 00 UTC trough over North Sea moving eastward. Low 971 53n20w, moving northeast and deepening, expected 962 57n14w by 06/12 UTC, expected 954 59n08w by 07/12 UTC. Associated trough in south crossing areas above 40n, then crossing Bay of Biscay soon, then English channel later. New low expected 981 49n53w by 06/12 UTC, moving northeast, expected 958 53n42w by 07/00utc, then 957 55n27w by 07/12 UTC. Associated trough crossing Faraday then Romeo later. High 1036 36n43w, moving southeast and expected 1032 34n26w by 07/12 UTC. Monsoon trough extends from 06n10w to 04n15w, then ITCZ continues from 04n15w to 04n20w, 03n30w, 01n40w.

Part 3 : area forecasts to Sunday 7 at 12 UTC

Faraday. In west : west or northwest 5 or 6, increasing southwest 8 or 9 soon, then veering west later. Severe gusts. In east : northwest 7 or 8, backing west 5 or 6 Soo, then increasing southwest 8 or 9 from west later. Severe gusts. High or very rough with W swell, becoming high or very high and cross with N swell later. Some showers in east. Locally fog patches in west soon.

Romeo. West or northwest 7 or 8, but southwest in extreme southeast at first, backing southwest later, then increasing 8 or 9 at end. Severe gusts. High, becoming cross with NW swell later. Rain at first, then showers.

Altair. West or northwest 5 or 6, locally 7 in east, backing west or southwest 6 or 7 from west, locally 8 in north, soon. Severe gusts. Very rough or high with NW swell, becoming cross with N swell later. Some showers at first. Locally fog patches in extreme northwest later.

Charcot. Northwest 7 or 8, but west or southwest in southeast, decreasing 5 or 6, locally 7 in northeast soon, then backing west or southwest 6 or 7 from west later. Severe gusts. Very rough or high, becoming high with N or NW swell later. Rain then showers clearing up later.

Acores. Northwesterly 4 or 5, locally 6 in northeast, decreasing westerly 3 to 5 soon, increasing at times 6 in north later. Moderate or rough, becoming rough, locally very rough in northeast, with NW swell. NW swell increasing 4 to 5 M in north at end. Some showers in east at first.

Josephine. West or southwest 5 or 6, locally 7 in north, decreasing west or northwest 4 or 5, locally 6 in east soon, then westerly 3 to 5 later. Becoming moderate or rough with NW swell, then very rough later. Some rain or showers, clearing up later.

Irving. Variable 2 to 4, locally northerly 4 or 5 in extreme west at first. Moderate, becoming locally rough in NW swell soon.

Madeira. Northerly 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 to 4 at end. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in NW swell soon.

Pazenn. South or southwest 8 or 9, decreasing west 6 or7 from west in the afternoon, at times 8 in north till later, then increasing southwest 7 or 8 at end. Severe gusts. Becoming high and cross. Rain, then showers at times thundery soon.

Iroise, Yeu. South or southwest 8 or 9, veering west or southwest 7 tonight. Severe gusts. Very rough or high and cross. NW swell increasing gradually 5 to 5.5m at end. Rain or showers locally thundery.

Rochebonne, cantabrico. Increasing south or southwest 7 or 8 from west, locally west or southwest 4 to 6 in east at first, increasing temporarily 8 or 9 in far west this afternoon, veering westerly 6 or 7 overnight. Severe gusts. Rough or very rough, becoming very rough, locally high in west and cross. NW swell increasing gradually 5m in west at end. Rain or showers locally thundery.

Finisterre. South or southwest 8 or 9 soon, occasionally 10 in north at first, decreasing west or northwest 6 or 7 from west in the afternoon, then backing west or southwest at end. Severe gusts. Very rough, locally high in north, becoming high with NW swell soon. Rain, then showers at times thundery soon.

Porto. Southwest 6 or 7, locally 8 in north, decreasing northwest 5 or 6 soon, then westerly 4 or 5 later. Severe gusts at first. Becoming very rough with NW swell. Rain, then showers at times thundery later.

Sao Vicente. Southwest increasing 4 or 5, locally 6 in northwest, veering west or northwest 5 or 6 soon, then decreasing 3 or 4 at end. Slight or moderate, gradually becoming rough or very rough with NW swell soon. Rain or showers in north soon.

Cadiz. South or southwest 3 to 5, increasing west 5 or 6, then veering northwest 3 or 4 at end. Slight, becoming moderate. Rain or showers soon.

Gibraltar Strait. East 3 or 4, increasing west or southwest 6 or 7 soon, then decreasing west or northwest 4 or 5 at end. Gusts. Slight, becoming moderate. Rain or showers soon.

Casablanca. Mainly northwesterly 2 to 4, increasing west at times 5 in extreme north soon. Moderate or slight, becoming moderate or rough in NW swell at end.

Agadir. Variable 2 to 4, becoming north or northeast 3 or 4 soon, then increasing locally 5 in east later. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate at end.

Meteor. East or northeast 4 or 5, at times 6 in south. Moderate, becoming locally rough in south soon. Some thundery showers in south.

Canarias. Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 between islands, increasing 5 or 6, at times 7 between islands later. Moderate, becoming locally rough in southwest later.

Tarfaya. Variable 2 to 4, but locally southeast 5 in extreme east at first, becoming northeast 4 or 5 soon. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate at end.

Cape Verde. Northeast 5 or 6. Moderate or rough. Showers, at times thundery, in north.

Cap Blanc. Northeast 4 or 5, increasing at times 6 in north at first, then 5 or 6 from north later. Moderate, becoming locally rough in northwest later.

Cap Timiris. Northeasterly 3 or 4, at times 5 in northwest, increasing east 4 or 5 at end. Moderate.

Sierra Leone. Mainly north or northeast 3 to 5, but locally northwesterly 2 to 4 in extreme southeast. Moderate, locally slight in East.

Gulf of Guinea. Mainly southwesterly 3 or 4, but locally variable 1 to 3 in extreme west. Slight. Some thundersqualls with severe gusts. Locally sand haze in East.

Pointe noire. Mainly south or southeast 2 to 4, locally southwest in extreme southeast at first. Slight, locally moderate in west. Thundersqualls with severe gusts mainly in north and in East.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours threat of west or southwest gale or severe gale in all areas, locally storm in north of pazenn, and over iroise. Persistence of westerly near gale to severe gale over Faraday, Altair, Romeo, Charcot, with threat of locally storm in extreme north of Faraday, Romeo.

Watches & Warnings

There are currently no watches in effect.

Marine Weather Maps

Click any area for a Zone forecast. Click the Station ID for station data.

Marine Weather Map

Marine Weather Links

Atlantic offshore marine forecasts

U.S. Northern Atlantic Ocean marine forecasts

Canadian Lakes and Atlantic Ocean waters

Bermuda

Mexico

Europe

Marine & Boating Location Search

Enter a coastal zip code for marine weather.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
No Stations Reporting

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
41933
-
-
Gascogne Buoy 62001 55 °F 14.44 ft
Brittany Buoy 62163 54 °F 21.65 ft
Click the Station ID for daily observations and history.