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Weather bulletin on METAREA 2,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Friday 31 October 2014 at 2215 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 : WARNING NR 440.


Part 2 : General synopsis, Friday 31 at 12 UTC
Low 973 58N23W, moving northeast and expected 971 just south of
Iceland by 01/12 UTC, then moving southwest and expected 973 60N25W
by 02/00 UTC. Associated trough extending over the British Isles and
the Bay of Biscay, moving eastwards.
Secondary low 999 52N39W, moving eastwards and expected 999 52N27W by
01/00 UTC, and 997 53N11W by 01/12 UTC, then moving northeast and
expected 989 59N05W by 02/00 UTC. Associated trough extending
southwestwards and reaching the British Isles later.
High 1030 38N36W, drifting southeast and expected 1032 37N33W by
02/00 UTC.
ITCZ along 08N20W, 09N30W, 08N40W.


Part 3 : Area forecasts to Sunday 2 at 00 UTC

FARADAY.
West or Southwest 6 to 8, decreasing Northwest 5 to 7 soon, then 4 to
6 at end. Gusts.
Very rough or hight, becoming rough or very rough later.
Rain or showers.

ROMEO.
West or Southwest 6 to 8, decreasing West or Northwest 5 to 7 later.
Gusts.
Rough or very rough cross with NW swell, becoming very rough or high
at first, then very rough later.
Rain or showers.

ALTAIR.
Westerly 5 to 7, decreasing West or Northwest 4 to 6 later, then 3 to
5 at end.
Rough or very rough, cross with NW swell.
Rain or showers.

CHARCOT.
Westerly 4 to 6, increasing 5 to 7 soon, then decreasing West or
Northwest 4 to 6 at end.
Rough or very rough in NW swell..
Rain or showers.

ACORES.
Variable Clockwise 3 or 4.
Moderate or rough.

JOSEPHINE.
Variable Clockwise mainly Northerly 3 to 5.
Rough.
Thundery showers in southeast.

IRVING.
Northeast 4 or 5, locally 5 or 6 in southeast.
Rough, becoming moderate locally rough in southeast later.

MADEIRA.
Northeast 4 to 6, increasing 5 or 6 later.
Rough cross with NW swell.
Thundery showers in southeast.

PAZENN.
Westerly 4 or 5, increasing Southwest 5 to 7 soon.
Rough, becoming rough or very rough cross by NW swell soon.
Rain and showers beginning later.

IROISE, YEU.
Veering Westerly 3 or 4, increasing Southwest 4 to 6 later, then 6 or
7 at end. Gusts.
Moderate or rough with W swell, becoming rough or very rough and
cross later.
Rain.

ROCHEBONNE, CANTABRICO.
Veering West or Northwest 3 to 5, backing Southwest 4 to 6 in
northwest later but becoming Variable 1 to 3 in southeast.
Moderate with W swell, becoming rough in northwest later.
Rain.

FINISTERRE.
Northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing Southwest 4 to 6 later.
Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.
Showers.

PORTO.
Northerly 4 or 5, decreasing Northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
Moderate becoming rough at first.
Showers, mainly in east.

SAO VICENTE.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally Easterly 4 to 6 in southeast.
Moderate or rough.
Thundery showers.

CADIZ, GIBRALTAR STRAIT.
Easterly 4 to 6 locally 7 in and leeward strait, at times 8 at
first.
Moderate locally rough leeward strait.

CASABLANCA, AGADIR, TARFAYA.
Northeasterly 4 or 5.
Moderate, becoming locally rough in northwest of CASABLANCA later.
Some thundery showers.

METEOR, CANARIAS.
Northeast 5 or 6, locally 4 over CANARIAS at first.
Rough cross with NW swell, locally moderate in southeast of
CANARIAS.
Showers over southeast of METEOR and CANARIAS.

CAPE VERDE.
East or Southeast 4 or 5 locally 6 in north.
Moderate, locally rough in north.
Some thundery showers.

CAP BLANC, CAP TIMIRIS.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 near cape Blanc.
Moderate.

SIERRA LEONE.
North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally Variable 2 to 4 in far southeast.
Moderate.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts.

GULF OF GUINEA, POINTE NOIRE.
Southerly 3 or 4 locally 5 in west.
Moderate.
Thundersqualls with severe gusts over GULF OF GUINEA.



Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
Persistence of Westerly near gale over ROMEO, PAZENN. Threat of
Westerly gale or near gale over ALTAIR, CHARCOT.
Threat of Southwest near gale over the Bay of Biscay.
Elsewhere, no near gale or gale expected.