Marine Weather for HS 012

Forecast

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, Friday 15 at 00 UTC complex low 979 over Baltic Sea, with associated trough over Bay of Biscay moving east. High 1031 just south of Azores Islands, slow-moving, expected 1032 by 16/12 UTC. Associated ridge in north, building northeastwards and reaching British islands tonight. ITCZ from 08n14w to 05n25w to 03n50w.

Part 3 : area forecasts to Saturday 16 at 12 UTC

Faraday. Backing southerly 4 or 5, then veering northwest 3 or 4 in extreme west at end. Rough. Rain.

Romeo. In west : variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5 later, at times 6 in north at end. In east : north 4 or 5, decreasing 2 to 4 later, then becoming variable at end. Very rough in N swell 5 to 6 M, abating rough later. Rain in west, some showers in east.

Altair. In west : southwest 5 or 6. In east : west or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 at end. Rough, locally very rough in east at first in N swell. Rain.

Charcot. In west : northwest 5 or 6, but locally southeast 3 or 4 in north, becoming variable 2 to 4 later. In east : north 3 to 5, veering northeasterly 2 to 4 later. Very rough in N swell 5 to 6 M, abating rough later. Rain in west, some showers in east.

Acores. In west : southwesterly 3 to 5. In east : north or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 at end. Moderate or rough.

Josephine. In west : north or northwest 4 or 5, at times 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at end. In east : northerly 4 or 5, veering east or northeast 3 or 4 at end. Rough or very rough in NW swell, abating later. Rain or showers.

Irving. In west : east or southeast 3 or 4. In east : north or northeast 3 or 4, at times 5 at end. Moderate.

Madeira. Northerly 3 to 5. Rough in N swell, at times very rough in far northeast. Showers.

Pazenn. North or northwest 5 or 6, locally 7 in east at first, decreasing north 5 or 6 later, then 3 or 4 at end. High in NW swell, abating very rough soon, then rough at end. Long NW swell 6 to 7 M, abating. Showers.

Iroise, Yeu, Rochebonne. Northwest decreasing 6 or 7, then 5 or 6 this evening, and north 4 or 5 tomorrow. Severe gusts. Very rough or high with NW swell, gradually decreasing rough. Showers or thundersqualls.

Cantabrico. West or northwest 6 or 7, decreasing northwest 5 or 6 this evening, then north 4 or 5 at end. Severe gusts. Very rough or high with NW swell, gradually decreasing rough. Showers or thundersqualls.

Finisterre. North 4 or 5, locally northwest 5 or 6 in northeast at first, decreasing north or northeast 3 or 4 at end. High in NW swell, abating very rough soon, then rough at end. Long NW swell 6 to 7 M, abating. Showers, mainly in northeast.

Porto. North 4 or 5, at times 6 along coasts later. Very rough in NW swell, abating rough at end. Long NW swell 5 or 6 M, abating later. Showers.

Sao Vicente. West or northwest 3 or 4, veering northerly 4 or 5 soon, at times 6 in north at end. Very rough in NW swell, abating rough at end. Rain or showers.

Cadiz. West 3 or 4, but south or southwest 5 or 6 in east at first, veering north or northwest 4 or 5 later, then decreasing north or northeast 3 or 4 at end. Slight or moderate. Rain or showers.

Gibraltar Strait. Southwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing westerly 4 or 5 later, then northwesterly 1 to 3 at end. Slight or moderate. Rain or showers.

Casablanca. In west : north or northwest 3 or 4, veering north or northeast 4 or 5 later. In east : southwest 3 to 5, veering northwest 3 or 4 later, then north 4 or 5 at end. Rough or very rough in NW swell, abating at end. Rain or showers.

Agadir. Northerly 3 to 5, at times 6 along coast at first. Becoming rough in N swell. Rain or showers.

Meteor. East or northeast4 or 5, at times 6 in west at first. Moderate, locally rough in southwest.

Canarias. North or northeast 4 or 5. Moderate, locally rough in north in N swell. Some showers in north.

Tarfaya. North 4 or 5, at times 6 in north at first, decreasing 2 to 4 later. Becoming rough in N swell. Some showers.

Cape Verde, cap Blanc, Cap Timiris. East or northeast 5 or 6. Moderate or rough. Some showers in west. Some sand haze in east.

Sierra Leone. East or northeast 4 or 5, but locally variable 1 to 3 in far southeast. Moderate or rough in N swell, locally slight in far southeast. Thundersqualls mainly in south.

Gulf of Guinea. In west : south 2 to 4, locally variable in north. In east : west or southwest 3 or 4. Slight or moderate in S swell. Thundersqualls.

Pointe Noire. South or southeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in southwest. Moderate, locally slight in extreme east. Showers. Thundersqualls in far East.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours no threat of gale or near gale.

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