FQMQ54 LFPW 311919
Weather bulletin on METAREA 3,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Sunday 31 August 2014 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 : WARNING NR 256.


Part 2 : General synopsis, Sunday 31 at 12 UTC
New low expected 1007 this evening between Corsica and French
Mainland, moving southeast, expected 1003 in east of Corsica by
01/03 UTC, then expected 998 near bay of Napoli by 01/12 UTC.
Ridge 1021 over bay of Biscay and west of France, with little change.



Part 3 : Area forecasts to Tuesday 2 at 00 UTC
EAST OF CABRERA.
Variable clockwise 2 to 4, locally Northwest 4 or 5 in northeast.
Becoming moderate, locally rough in east with N swell.

BALEARES.
Variable 2 to 4, mainly Southwest, increasing locally Southeast 4 or
5 near bay of Valencia later.
Smooth or slight, locally moderate in extreme east.

MINORQUE.
Northwesterly 4 to 6 , locally 7 in far northeast, veering North or
Northwest soon, then decreasing West or Northwest 2 to 4 in southwest
later.
Becoming moderate or rough.

LION.
Northwest 5 or 6, at times 7, decreasing temporarily 4 to 6 later.
Gusts.
Moderate, locally rough in southeast.

PROVENCE.
In west : increasing North or Northwest 7 or 8, temporarily 9
overnight, decreasing North 6 to 8 later. Gusts.
In east : West or Northwest 6 or 7, at times 8, decreasing
Northwest 3 to 5 soon, then becoming Variable 2 to 4 at end. Gusts.
Moderate or rough, locally very rough off shore.

LIGURE.
Cyclonic 4 to 6, locally Southwest 6 or 7 in south at first,
becoming Northerly 4 to 6 soon, then decreasing 3 to 5 at end.
Slight or moderate, decreasing at end.
Thundery showers till midday.

CORSE.
Increasing West or Northwest 6 to 8, decreasing Northerly 5 or 6, at
times 7, soon, then decreasing 3 to 5 at end. Gusts.
Moderate or rough with W swell, becoming slight or moderate at end.
Some showers till midday.

SARDAIGNE.
Increasing Northwesterly 6 to 8, decreasing 5 to 7 later, then 4 to
6 at end. Gusts.
Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough from north at
night.

MADDALENA.
Increasing West 6 to 8 from north, veering North or Northwest 6 or 7,
at times 8, later. Gusts.
Increasing rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough at end.
Thundery showers.

ELBE.
Variable 2 to 4, increasing North or Northeast 4 to 6, locally 7 in
far south, soon, then increasing 5 to 7, locally 8 in far south,
later. Gusts.
Slight or moderate.
Thundery showers till midday.

ALBORAN.
Easterly 2 to 4.
Smooth or slight.

PALOS.
East or Northeast 2 to 4.
Smooth or slight.

ALGER.
Easterly 2 to 4, but North or Northwest in far east.
Slight, becoming moderate in N swell in east in daytime.

WEST OF CABRERA.
Variable 1 to 3, mainly Southerly in the evening.
Smooth or slight.

ANNABA.
Northwest 4 to 6, increasing Northwest 5 to 7 in daytime, decreasing
4 to 6 in the evening.
Slight, becoming moderate or rough in daytime.

TUNISIE.
West or Northwest 4 to 6, increasing 6 to 8 in daytime, decreasing 5
or 6 from west in the evening. Gusts.
Becoming moderate, then rough in daytime, occasionally very rough in
the afternoon.
Showers near Sicily in the afternoon.

CARBONARA.
Westerly 4 to 6, increasing 6 or 7 in daytime, veering Northwest at
end of afternoon. Gusts.
Becoming moderate, then rough in daytime.
Showers in east in the afternoon.

LIPARI.
Southwesterly 4 to 6, increasing Westerly 5 to 7 in daytime, veering
Northwesterly in the evening, locally Cyclonic 4 to 6 in northeast.
Gusts.
Becoming slight or moderate, then rough from west in the afternoon,
locally very rough in west in the evening.
Thundery showers.

CIRCEO.
Southwesterly 3 to 5, increasing Westerly 5 to 7 in daytime, veering
Northwesterly in the afternoon locally Cyclonic 4 to 6 in east.
Becoming slight or moderate, then rough from west in daytime.
Thundery showers.



Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
In north of basin : North or Northwest fresh or strong flow with
locally near gale, decreasing at midday. In south : Easterly light or
moderate flow from Gibraltar to Balearic Islands, Northwest fresh or
strong flow from Balearic Islands to Tunisia, becoming moderare or
fresh on Tuesday afternoon.