For southeast sector of Metarea VII, prepared by reunion, see area 2 below.
Note: wx observations. ====================== Could all vessels experiencing unexpected, severe wx/sea state please make every effort to report this to saws via cape town radio.
Area 1: ====== forecast valid from 142200 to 152200 utc:
Wind in knots, wave heights in metres. No sea state given if waves less than 3m.
Gale warnings: ============== nil.
Synoptic situation at 12:00z ============================ high 1026 hpa 35s01w high 1022 hpa 36s50e. Low 986 hpa 62s10e.
1. Cold front: 48s05e 50s11e 55s15e 62s10e.
Area forecast: ============== cape east (32.5s/40s, 20e/50e) wind : NW to SW 10 to 20 in the south, otherwise se to NE 10 to 20 becoming light and variable in the west at the end of the period. Vis : moderate in showers and rain. Sea state: 3.0 to 4.0m, SW swell in the south-east at first.
Durban east (25s/32.5s, East Coast/55e) wind : S to se 10 to 20, but NE 10 to 20 in the extreme west. Vis : good, but moderate in showers and thundershowers in the North-East. Sea state: 3.0 to 4.0m, SW swell, in the North-East at first.
Mozambique channel: wind : se 10 to 20. Vis : moderate in showers and rain, but good in the extreme south. Sea state: 3.0 to 4.0m, SW swell in the south-east at first.
Madagascar east: wind : S to se 05 to 15, but NE 10 to 15 in the extreme south. Vis : moderate in showers and thundershowers in places. Sea state: 3.0m, SW swell in the extreme south at first.
Marion forties east: (40s/50s, 35e/50e) wind : W to NW 20 to 30, becoming SW 20 to 30 in the west towards the end of the period. Vis : moderate in showers, becoming good from the South-West at the end of the period. Sea state: 3.0 to 4.0m, reaching 5.0m, SW swell.
Area 2 ======= marine meteorological bulletin from Meteo-France/La Reunion on area ack (amsterdam-Crozet-kerguelen)
Date: 14/03/14 at 1700 UTC
Averaged wind speed on Beaufort scale. (Wind gusts may be stronger than averages given here).
Part 1: warning :
Part 2: general synopsys, 14/03/14 a 1200 UTC :
- highs 1030 hpa near 35s/90e almost stationnary and 1022 hpa near 35s/45e, moving ESE 10/15 kt.
- Between theses 2 cells, cold front axis : 30s/45e, 40s/65e, 50s/90e, moving eastward 10/15 kt.
- Cold front axis 43s/30e, 45s/45e, 55s/51e moving eastward 35/40 kt.
Part 3: forecast for 24 hours from 14/03/14 at 1800 UTC to 14/03/15 at 1800 UTC :
Wam (30s/40s,50e/65e) : frontal rains and showers. Wind : anticlockwise 3/5. Sea : moderate. Moderate SW swell. Vis : poor in precipitations.
Ams (30s/40s,65e/80e) : frontal rains and showers. Wind : NW 5/6 ahead the front backing se 4/5 behind over far southwestern area in end of period. Sea : moderate to rough. Moderate SW swell. Vis : moderate in precipitations.
Cro (40s/50s,50e/65e) : frontals rains and showers. Wind : NW 5/7 ahead the front. Sea : moderate to very rough. Moderate westerly swell. Vis : poor under precipiations.
Ker (40s/50s,65e/80e) : frontal rains and showers. Wind : mainly NW 5/6. Sea : rough to very rough. Moderate westerly swell. Vis : poor under precipiations.
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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. DO NOT RELY ON THIS DATA FOR DECISIONS THAT CAN RESULT IN HARM TO ANYONE OR ANYTHING.