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 242200 to 252200 utc:
Wind in knots, wave heights in meters. No sea state given if waves less than 3m.
Gale warnings: ============== nil.
Synoptic situation at 12:00z ============================= high 1030 hpa 41s22e. Low 1010 hpa 27s02w low 1010 hpa 28s13e.
Area forecast: ============== Ascension (06s/15s, 00e/20w) wind : se to E 05 to 10. Vis : good.
Angola (06s/15s, 00e/west coast) wind : S to SW 05 to 15 in the extreme east, otherwise se 05 to 15. Vis : good, but moderate in showers in the extreme north.
St Helena (15s/30s, 00e/20w) wind : S to se 05 to 10. Vis : good.
Trades (15s/30s, 00e/west coast) wind : S to se 05 to 15, but variable 05 to 15 in the south. Vis : good.
Tristan (30s/40s, 00e/20w) wind : N to NE 05 to 15 in the east, otherwise NW 10 to 20, but SW 10 to 20 in the South-West spreading to the west by end of the period. Vis : moderate in showers and rain in the west, otherwise good.
Cape west (30s/40s, 00e/20e) wind : E to NE 10 to 20, becoming W 10 to 15 in the north by end of the period. Vis : good. Sea state: 3.0 to 3.5m in the extreme east at first, S to SW swell.