FQMQ54 LFPW 202022
Weather bulletin on METAREA 3,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Thursday 20 November 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
Part 1 : NO WARNING.
Part 2 : General synopsis, Thursday 20 at 12 UTC
Weak gradient of pressure around 1023 over north of basin.
Atlantic thalweg over Southwest of basin with low 1014 near western
Algerian coasts, deepening and expected 1011 by 21/00 UTC, then
moving slowly to Alboran Sea at end.
Part 3 : Area forecasts to Saturday 22 at 00 UTC
EAST OF CABRERA.
East or Southeast 3 or 4.
Variable 2 to 4, mainly Northeasterly.
Smooth or slight.
Southeast 3 or 4.
Southeast 3 or 4 , increasing 4 or 5 in afternoon, then locally 6 at
Slight, becoming slight or moderate at end.
East or Southeast 2 to 4 from east to west, increasing 4 or 5 in
west in afternoon, then locally 6 in far west at end.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate at end.
Light rain in far west.
Variable 2 to 4, increasing East or Northeast 3 or 4, locally 5, at
Smooth, becoming smooth or slight at midday.
Variable 1 to 3, but Easterly 2 to 4 in far south at first, becoming
East or Northeast 1 to 3 in afternoon.
In southwest: Southeast 3 or 4, locally 5 in south.
In northeast: Southeast 1 to 3.
Slight or moderate, becoming slight in afternoon.
South or Southeast 1 to 3, locally 4, increasing 2 to 4 in afternoon
Smooth, becoming smooth or slight in afternoon.
East or Northeast 5 or 7, decreasing 4 to 6 at end, locally Variable
Cyclonic in south.
Moderate or rough, decreasing moderate at end.
Some showers, at times thundery.
Northeast 4 to 6 from east to west, locally 7 in extreme west,
becoming gradually South or Southeast 3 to 5 from south in
Slight or moderate, locally rough in west at first.
Some showers mainly in west, at times thundery.
East or Southeast 2 to 4, veering temporarily Southerly overnight and
Slight, locally smooth near coasts.
WEST OF CABRERA.
East or Northeast 4 to 6 from east to west, decreasing Northeast 3 to
5 tomorrow morning and veering Southeasterly 3 or 4 in east.
Slight, locally moderate in west until tomorrow midday.
East 4 or 5, becoming mainly South or Southeast 2 or 3 from south in
Slight, locally moderate in north, decreasing slight in afternoon.
East or Southeast 3 to 5 from east to west, decreasing 3 or 4
tomorrow midday, but locally 5 near Cape Teulada.
Smooth or slight, but locally moderate in extreme west at first.
Easterly 2 or 3, veering Southeast at end of the night.
Smooth, locally slight near Cape Carbonara.
Mainly Northeasterly 1 to 3, becoming Variable at end of the night.
Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
In north of basin : moderate or fresh flow over Gulf of Lion,
becoming fresh or strong Saturday evening with threat of near gale
over LION and PROVENCE.
In south of basin : East or Southeast moderate or fresh flow with
threat of near gale of Easterly over ALBORAN and PALOS Saturday