FQMQ54 LFPW 191906 Weather bulletin on METAREA 3, METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Thursday 19 April 2018 at 21 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 from Wednesday 18 April in evening to Friday 20 April in the morning , following a strike notice. However, security aspects will be monitored on a permanent basis and warning bulletins will be sent out. Part 1 : NO WARNING. Part 2 : General synopsis, Thursday 19 at 12 UTC High pressures 1020 to 1025 over basin. Low 1012 over northern Morocco, deepening 1007 on Friday morning, then moving offshore in the afternoon. Part 3 : Area forecasts to Saturday 21 at 00 UTC EAST OF CABRERA. East or Northeast 3 to 5 from north to south. Slight, but smooth in far north, becoming moderate in southwest in daytime. BALEARES. Northeasterly 2 to 4, at times 5 near islands in the afternoon. Smooth or slight. Some fog patches. MINORQUE, LION, West of PROVENCE. Variable 1 to 3. Smooth. Some fog patches. East of PROVENCE. Northeasterly 2 to 4, backing North or Northwest 2 or 3 in the afternoon. Smooth or slight. LIGURE, North of CORSE. Northeasterly 3 or 4, at times 5 in north, becoming Variable 1 to 3 from south in the evening. Smooth or slight. South of CORSE. Variable 1 to 3, becoming West 3 near Bonifacio in the evening. Smooth. Some fog patches. SARDAIGNE. Northeasterly 2 to 4. Smooth locally slight. Some fog patches. MADDALENA. Mainly Northerly 2 or 3 at times 4. Smooth. ELBE. Northerly 2 to 4, at times 5 in north. Smooth locally slight. ALBORAN. East 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 in morning, locally Variable 2 to 4 in far northwest at end. Gusts. Moderate increasing rough in morning. PALOS. Northeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 in extreme west in afternoon. Gusts near Cape Gata. Moderate increasing rough in extreme west in afternoon. ALGER. East 4 or 5, locally 6 in west at end. Slight, locally moderate in west. WEST OF CABRERA. Northeasterly 4 or 5, locally 6 in west in daytime. Slight or moderate. ANNABA. Mainly East 2 to 4, at times 5 in extreme southwest. Smooth or slight. Some fog patches. TUNISIE. Northerly 1 to 3, at times 4 in north at first, becoming mainly West at end. Smooth or slight. Some fog patches. CARBONARA. North or Northeast 2 to 4, becoming Variable 1 to 3 at end. Smooth or slight. LIPARI. Variable 1 to 3, becoming mainly West at end. Smooth. Some fog patches. CIRCEO. Northwesterly 2 to 4, becoming Variable 1 to 3 overnight, then mainly Northwest 2 to 4 in daytime. Smooth. Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours In north : light Variable. In south : persistence of Northeasterly fresh or strong flow over ALBORAN and PALOS, with threat of near gale.