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Cross La Garde NAVTEX forecast
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Metarea III (West) high seas forecast
Source: High seas
FQMQ54 LFPW 281933 Weather bulletin on METAREA 3, METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Tuesday 28 January 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.
WARNING : Regarding the elaboration and dissemination of routine bulletins, erratic service is possible following a strike notice. However, security aspects will be monitored on a permanent basis and warning bulletins will be sent out.
Part 1 : WARNING NR 26.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Tuesday 28 at 12 UTC Low 1005 over French Riviera, slow moving, expected 1014 between Corsica and French mainland tomorrow evening. High pressures 1020 to 1025 over south of basin.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Thursday 30 at 00 UTC EAST OF CABRERA. West or Southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 2 to 4 in morning. Moderate, becoming slight from west at midday.
BALEARES. West or Southwest 4 or 5, locally 6 in south, becoming Variable 2 to 4 at midday. Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight at midday.
MINORQUE. Variable 2 to 4. Slight or moderate, becoming slight at end.
LION. Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 in morning, then becoming Variable 2 to 4 in evening. Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight at end.
PROVENCE. West or Northwest 6 or 7, increasing 7 or 8 in east in morning. Gusts. Moderate or rough, decreasing slight or moderate in west at end.
North of LIGURE. Westerly 4 to 6, locally Variable 2 to 4 in far north, becoming everywhere Variable 2 to 4 in morning. Moderate or rough, becoming moderate at end. Showers in northeast until evening.
South of LIGURE, North of CORSE, North of ELBE. West or Southwest 8 or 9, locally 10 near Caps, decreasing 7 or 8 at midday, then 5 to 7 in evening. Severe gusts, locally violent gusts near caps. Rough or very rough, decreasing moderate or rough at end.
South of CORSE. West 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 at end. Gusts. Becoming rough.
SARDAIGNE. In southwest: West 4 or 5, becoming Variable 2 to 4 in morning. In northeast: Northwest 5 or 6, at times 7, decreasing West 4 or 5 at end. Moderate, locally rough in northeast.
MADDALENA. In north : West 7 or 8, decreasing West or Northwest 5 to 7 at end. Gusts. In south : West 5 or 6, locally 7 in east, increasing West or Northwest 6 or 7 in morning, then decreasing 5 or 6 at end. Moderate or rough, locally very rough in axis of Bonifacio Strait tomorrow.
South of ELBE. Variable 3 to 5, increasing temporarily 4 to 6 in afternoon. Moderate, locally rough.
ALBORAN. West or Southwest 3 to 5, becoming Variable 1 to 3 soon. Smooth or slight.
PALOS. West or Southwest 3 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 in daytime. Smooth or slight, locally moderate in east overnight.
ALGER. West or Southwest 4 or 5 decreasing 3 or 4 at end. Slight or moderate.
WEST OF CABRERA. Westerly 4 or 5 decreasing 3 or 4 in afternoon. Slight or moderate.
ANNABA. West 4 or 5. Moderate.
TUNISIE, CARBONARA, LIPARI. West 5 or 6. Moderate or rough over CARBONARA, LIPARI, moderate over TUNISIE.
CIRCEO. West or Northwest 6 or 7. Rough.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours Persistence of Southwest fresh flow, locally strong, between Corsica and Mainland, and in far south of Corsica with threat of near gale.