Marine Weather for HS 012

Forecast
Meteo-France Toulouse, Wednesday 27 July 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.

Warning : regarding the elaboration and dissemination of routine bulletins, erratic service is possible until Sunday 31 July, following a strike notice. However, security aspects will be monitored on a permanent basis and warning bulletins will be sent out.

Part 1 : warning nr 360.

Part 2 : general synopsis, Wednesday 27 at 00 UTC low 1004 63n07w, moving slowly east and expected 1002 63n02w by 28/12 UTC. Associated trough over British isles drifting east and crossing English channel and North Sea soon. Low 1011 53n35w, moving northeast and expected 1008 over British isles by 28/00 UTC. Persistence of relative low about 1014 over Spain. Low 1006 over western Sahara, with little change. High 1032 43n26w, with little change. Associated ridge extending northeastwards over Bay of Biscay. Tropical wave along 11n21w 22n30w, moving west at 15 kt. New wave on the West Coast of Africa from 11n to 18n in the morning, moving west at 20 kt. In west of the waves, ITCZ along 09n27w 08n43w 05n50w.

Part 3 : area forecasts to Thursday 28 at 12 UTC

Faraday. West or southwest 4 or 5, locally 6 in north. Moderate, locally rough in north. Some rain and fog patches in north.

Romeo. West or northwest 4 or 5, locally 6 in north. Moderate, becoming rough in north.

Altair. Variable clockwise 2 to 4. Slight.

Charcot. Northerly 3 or 4 in west, 4 to 6 in east. Slight or moderate, but rough in far southeast.

Acores. Easterly 3 or 4, at times 5. Slight locally moderate in south.

Josephine. North or northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 in east. Moderate in west, rough in east.

Irving. East or northeast 4, at times 5. Moderate.

Madeira. Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 in southeast. Moderate, becoming rough in east at night. Sand haze.

Pazenn. West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 in north at night. Slight or moderate.

Iroise, Yeu. West or northwest 3 or 4, at times 5 in east soon, backing westerly 2 to 4 later, locally 5 in north at end. Slight or moderate. Some rain or showers. Mist.

Rochebonne. West or northwest 3 or 4, decreasing 1 to 3 later, then backing westerly at end. Slight.

Cantabrico. North or northwest 2 to 4, becoming variable soon. Slight.

Finisterre. In north : northerly 3 to 5. In south : northerly 6 or 7, locally 8 today leeward the cape. Slight or moderate, but rough in south. Some coastal fog patches.

Porto. North 6 or 7, at times 8 in north today. Gusts. Rough, temporarily very rough in evening. Some coastal fog patches.

Sao Vicente. North or northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 2 to 4 in southeast tomorrow morning. Moderate or rough.

Cadiz, Gibraltar Strait. Variable 2 to 4, becoming east 5 or 6 in Strait at end. Slight.

Casablanca. Northerly 4 or 5, at times 6, but variable 2 to 4 in far northeast. Moderate, becoming rough in east at night.

Agadir. North or northeast 5 or 6, increasing locally 7 in east soon. Gusts. Moderate becoming rough soon.

Meteor. East or northeast 4 or 5, increasing at times 6 in east in evening. Moderate, becoming rough in far east at night. Sand haze.

Canarias. Northeast 4 to 6, locally 7 with gusts between islands, and near African Mainland. Moderate, becoming rough in south. Sand haze. Some coastal fog patches along African Mainland.

Tarfaya. North or northeast 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 at end. Moderate, becoming rough. Some coastal fog patches.

Cape Verde. Northeast increasing 4 or 5 afternoon. Moderate, becoming rough in northeast at end. Thundersqualls with gust in south.

Cap Blanc. North or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6 afternoon. Moderate, becoming rough in evening.

Cap Timiris. North or northeast 2 to 4, backing at first westerly 3 to 5 from east. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

Sierra Leone. In northwest : east or northeast 2 to 4. In northeast : westerly 3 to 5. In south : southwesterly 4 or 5, at times 6. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

Gulf of Guinea. Southerly 4, at times 5. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts in far northwest and near coast.

Pointe Noire. South 3 or 4 in east, southeast 4 or 5 in west. Moderate.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours persistence or threat of north or northeast near gale over Finisterre, porto, canarias, cap Blanc. Threat of easterly near gale over Cadiz, Gibraltar Strait.

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