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, Tuesday 20 at 00 UTC shallow low 1019 over Azores Islands, filling. Persistence of low area 1005-1007 from south of Algeria to south of Morocco. High 1027 44n18w drifting northeast, expected over Germany by 21/12 UTC with associated ridge extending southwest and new high expected 1028 43n18w by 21/12 UTC. Tropical wave with axis along 21w from 06n-20n, moving W around 15 kt. Monsoon trough extends along 12n17w to 10n26w to 08n30w to 08n46w. Then ITCZ continues from 08n46w to 06n54w.

Part 3 : area forecasts to Wednesday 21 at 12 UTC

Faraday. Southwest 4 to 6 from south to north. Moderate, locally rough in far north. Some rain or showers, mainly in north.

Romeo. Variable 2 to 4 mainly southwesterly, gradually increasing southwest 4 to 6 in north soon. Moderate, locally increasing rough in far north later. Some rain or showers.

Altair. Southeasterly 3 to 5 from north to south. Moderate. Some showers, mainly in south.

Charcot. Variable 2 to 4 mainly easterly, but locally northeast 4 to 6 in far southeast. Moderate, locally rough in far southeast.

Acores. In southwest : variable cyclonic 2 to 4, mainly westerly. In northeast : east 5 or 6. Moderate. Thundery showers.

Josephine. East or northeast 4 to 6. Moderate, locally rough in far east. Thundery showers in west.

Irving. Variable clockwise 2 to 4. Moderate. Thundery showers in far north.

Madeira. Northeasterly 4 to 6, but temporarily variable 2 to 4 in northwest at first. Moderate, locally rough in far east. Thundery showers in far northwest.

Pazenn. Variable clockwise 1 to 3 in north, locally increasing northeast 3 or 4 in south soon. Moderate due to the NW swell, abating slight or moderate later.

Iroise, Yeu, Rochebonne. North or northeast 2 to 4, increasing temporarily north or northwest 3 to 5 in southeast with coastal breeze soon, then veering easterly later. Moderate in NW swell, becoming slight or moderate.

Cantabrico. Northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 in west this afternoon, veering east or northeast later. Coastal breeze. Moderate in NW swell, becoming slight or moderate. Showers in east at first.

Finisterre. North or northeast 5 or 6, locally 7 near cape. Gusts. Moderate or rough due to the NW swell.

Porto. North 5 or 6, at times 7 in north soon. Gusts. Rough, temporarily cross at first.

Sao Vicente. North 5 or 6, but locally variable 3 to 5 in far southeast. Rough.

Cadiz, Gibraltar Strait. Variable 2 to 4 mainly northwesterly, locally increasing east or northeast 5 or 6 in and leeward Strait later, then 6 or 7 at end. Gusts. Slight or moderate.

Casablanca. North 5 or 6, locally becoming variable 2 to 4 in far northeast soon. Moderate or rough.

Agadir. North or northeast 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 at end. Gusts. Rough.

Meteor. East or northeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in east. Moderate.

Canarias. Northeast 5 or 6, locally 7 with gusts between islands. Moderate or rough.

Tarfaya. North or northeast 4 to 6. Rough.

Cape Verde. Northeasterly 2 to 4, increasing 3 to 5 soon. Moderate, locally becoming rough in far northeast at end. Thundery showers in south.

Cap Blanc. North or northeast 5 or 6, temporarily increasing 7 in far southeast soon. Gusts. Moderate or rough, increasing rough.

Cap Timiris. Northwesterly 3 to 5, locally increasing north 5 or 6 in far south soon. Moderate, locally increasing rough in far north later.

Sierra Leone. Variable 2 to 4 in north, westerly 4 or 5 in south. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

Gulf of Guinea. South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 in west soon. Moderate, locally becoming slight in far east later. Thundersqualls with severe gusts in far North.

Pointe noire. In west : south or southeast 3 or 4. In east : south 2 to 4, decreasing variable 1 to 3 at end. Moderate, locally becoming slight in east soon.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours persistence of northeasterly near gale over Finisterre, Agadir and canarias. Persistence of easterly near gale over Cadiz and Gibraltar Strait.

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Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
41933
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Gascogne Buoy 62001
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4.27 ft
Brittany Buoy 62163
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4.27 ft
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