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Metarea III (West) high seas forecast
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FQMQ54 LFPW 091919 Weather bulletin on METAREA 3, METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Thursday 9 July 2020 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.
Part 1 : NO WARNING.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Thursday 9 at 12 UTC Weak pressure gradient around 1017 over basin. Shallow low expected 1014 in gulf of Lion overnight, slowly moving eastwards tomorrow, then expected 1012 over French Riviera next night. Shallow low around 1013 near Algerian coasts, with little move.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Saturday 11 at 00 UTC EAST OF CABRERA. Easterly 4 or 5, at times 6, decreasing Northeasterly 3 to 5 in the evening. Gusts. Slight or moderate. Rain or showers, locally thundery with severe gusts.
BALEARES. Variable 2 to 4, mainly Northeasterly, at times 5. Smooth or slight. Rain or showers, locally thundery with severe gusts.
MINORQUE. Variable 2 to 4, mainly Southeasterly, at times 5 in south in daytime. Smooth or slight. Rain or showers, locally thundery with severe gusts.
LION. Variable 2 to 4, mainly Southerly, becoming Northwesterly 3 to 5 in north in the morning, then increasing 4 or 5, at times 6, in the evening. Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in the evening.
PROVENCE. Variable 2 to 4, increasing Westerly 4 or 5, at times 6, from west in the evening. Smooth, gradually becoming slight or moderate from west in the afternoon.
LIGURE. Variable 1 to 3, increasing 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Smooth, locally becoming slight at end.
CORSE. Variable 1 to 3, increasing 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Smooth, locally becoming slight at end.
SARDAIGNE. In north, Variable 1 to 3, increasing 2 to 4 in the evening. In south, Variable 2 to 4, mainly Easterly, at times 5 in south in the afternoon. Smooth, locally slight in south.
MADDALENA. Variable 1 to 3, locally increasing 4 leeward Bonifacio strait. Smooth.
ELBE. Variable 1 to 3, mainly Northwesterly, locally increasing 3 or 4 along Italian coasts in daytime. Smooth.
ALBORAN. Variable 1 to 3. Slight, decreasing smooth in west in morning. Some fog patches.
PALOS. Variable 2 to 4, becoming North or Northeast at end. Slight, locally moderate in northeast till midday. Some thundery showers. Some fog patches.
ALGER. East 5 or 6, becoming Cyclonic 3 to 5 from west in second part of night. Gusts. Slight or moderate, decreasing slight in afternoon. Some thundery showers in west.
WEST OF CABRERA. East or Northeast 4 or 5, at times 6 in east till midday, decreasing Variable 2 to 4 from west in morning. Gusts. Moderate prevailing, decreasing slight at end. Thundery showers.
ANNABA. Easterly 3 or 4, at times 5 in west at first, increasing 4 or 5 in morning. Slight, locally smooth in northeast.
TUNISIE. Variable 2 to 4, increasing Easterly 4 or 5 in extreme northwest in morning, then decreasing Southwest 2 to 4 at end. Smooth or slight in west, smooth in east.
CARBONARA, LIPARI. Variable 1 to 3, increasing Southerly 3 or 4 near coasts of Sardinia in afternoon. Smooth.
CIRCEO. Northwesterly 2 to 4. Smooth.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours Northwesterly moderate or fresh flow in gulf of Lion ; Westerly moderate or fresh flow near Corsica.