Marine Weather for HS 012


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, Wednesday 18 at 00 UTC low 1005 42n31w moving slowly southeast, expected 1014 39n19w by 19/12 UTC. Relative low area around 1014 over iberian peninsula, filling gradually. Low 998 48n42w, moving northeast, expected 992 56n38w by 19/00 UTC with associated trough reaching west Faraday and west Altair, in which new low expected 1009 44n30w by 19/12 UTC. High 1029 over Ireland slowly moving towards England. High 1018 31n41w drifting east, expected 1022 30n34w by 19/12 UTC. The monsoon trough extends from 20n16w to 12n26w to 15n51w.

Part 3 : area forecasts to Thursday 19 at 12 UTC

Faraday. South or southeast 5 or 6, locally veering westerly 2 to 4 over west soon. Moderate or rough. Rain or showers in west.

Romeo. East or southeast 4 or 5. Moderate. Some showers in west.

Altair. In southwest, northwesterly 4 to 6, backing southwesterly soon. In northeast, southeast 4 to 6. Moderate or rough. Showers, at times thundery.

Charcot. East 4 or 5 in north, but variable 2 to 4 in south. Moderate. Some showers.

Acores. Westerly 4 or 5, locally increasing southwest 5 or 6 in far northwest soon. Moderate or rough. Thundery showers in east.

Josephine. Variable 1 to 3, but locally south 4 or 5 in far west, gradually veering west or southwest 3 to 5 from west soon. Slight or moderate. Sowers at times thundery from west.

Irving. West or northwest 2 to 4. Moderate due to the NW swell, locally becoming slight in west. Some thundery showers in far northeast at first.

Madeira. Variable 2 to 4, temporarily southwest 4 or 5 in far northwest at first. Slight or moderate. Some showers in north.

Pazenn, north of Finisterre. East or northeast 5 or 6. Moderate.

Iroise, Yeu, Rochebonne. Northeast 5 or 6. Moderate, locally slight in far east.

Cantabrico. In northwest : east or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north next night. In southeast : variable or mainly westerly 2 to 4. Moderate, locally slight in far east. Showers, at times thundery.

South of Finisterre. Variable 2 to 4. Slight or moderate.

Porto. Variable 1 to 3. Slight, locally moderate in far northwest.

Sao Vicente. Variable 1 to 3, locally increasing west or northwest 4 in far east soon, at times 5. Slight.

Cadiz, Gibraltar Strait. Westerly 2 to 4, locally 5 in east of Strait. Smooth or slight.

Casablanca. Gradually increasing north or northwest 3 or 4 from south, locally 5 in far southeast. Slight, locally becoming moderate in south.

Agadir, Tarfaya. North or northeast 4 or 5, locally increasing 6 with gusts along coasts of Agadir soon. Slight or moderate.

Meteor. In north, variable 1 to 3. In south, east or northeast 4, at times 5 in far southeast. Moderate due to the NW swell.

Canarias. Northeast 4 to 6 with gusts between islands. Moderate.

Cape Verde. East or northeast 4 to 5, at times 6 in far east. Moderate, at times rough. Scattered showers. Sand haze.

Cap Blanc. North or northeast 5 or 6. Moderate, becoming moderate or rough soon. Some showers later. Sand haze.

Cap Timiris. Variable 3 to 5, mainly northwesterly. Moderate. Sand haze.

Sierra Leone. Variable 2 to 4. Slight or moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts, mainly in south.

Gulf of Guinea. In west, southeasterly 3 or 4, at times 5 in far west. In east, southwesterly 2 to 4. Moderate. Thundersqualls with severe gusts in northwest and far East.

Pointe noire. In west, southeasterly 3 or 4, at times 5 in far west. In east, southwesterly 1 to 3. Slight or moderate.

Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours threat or southerly near gale over east of Faraday, west of Romeo, and northwest of Charcot. Threat of northwesterly near gale over Faraday and Altair.

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6.56 ft
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6.23 ft
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