FQMQ54 LFPW 220716
Weather bulletin on METAREA 3,
METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Friday 22 August 2014 at 09 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 : NO WARNING.


Part 2 : General synopsis, Friday 22 at 00 UTC
Low area 1013 between coasts of French Riviera and north of Ligurian
Sea, moving over Ligurian Sea on Saturday, deepening 1009 in the
afternoon.
Atlantic ridge building 1020 over southwest of France. Thunderstorms
over north of basin from west in daytime, becoming strong with
violent gusts in the evening. Low area near 1013 over south of Spain,
slowly filling.


Part 3 : Area forecasts to Saturday 23 at 12 UTC
EAST OF CABRERA.
Southeasterly 2 or 3, backing Northerly overnight, increasing
Northeast 4 or 5 in far north in the morning.
Smooth or slight.
Showers tomorrow.

BALEARES.
Southerly 2 to 4, but East or Northeast 4 or 5 in far north in the
afternoon, increasing Northeasterly 4 to 6 overnight.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate overnight.
Thunderstorms, becoming strong with violent gusts in the evening.

MINORQUE.
Southeasterly 2 to 4, locally 5 near Majorca, backing North or
Northeast 4 to 6 from northwest in the evening.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight overnight then moderate in the
morning.
Thunderstorms, becoming strong with violent gusts in the evening.

LION.
Variable 2 to 4, increasing Northwest 5 or 6 in the evening.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight in the evening then moderate
offshore overnight.
Showers, thundery in south, evacuating overnight.

West of PROVENCE.
Westerly 2 to 4, increasing West or Northwest 3 to 5 in the evening,
increasing Northwest 5 or 6 from west at end of night.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight overnight then moderate from west
at end of night.
Showers, thundery in south, evacuating overnight.

East of PROVENCE.
Southwest 3 or 4 in south and 5 or 6 in north, veering Northwest 4 or
5 from west in the evening, backing Westerly in the morning then
increasing 5 or 6 at end.
Slight, becoming moderate from west tomorrow.
Showers from west, thundery in south, evacuating overnight.

LIGURE.
Variable Cyclonic 2 to 4, but Southwest 4 to 6 in south until evening
then tomorrow.
Slight, locally moderate in south until evening.
Showers from west in the evening.

South of CORSE.
West or Northwest 2 to 4, increasing 3 to 5 at end.
Smooth or slight.

North of CORSE.
Southwesterly 3 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 overnight, increasing 4 to 6
at end.
Slight, locally moderate in north.

SARDAIGNE.
Variable clockwise 2 to 4, mainly Easterly in south, becoming
Northerly 3 or 4 from north overnight locally 5 in far north.
Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in north tomorrow.
Showers in north.

MADDALENA.
Westerly 2 to 4, locally 5 in axis of Bonifacio Strait, becoming
Southerly 3 or 4 in the evening, increasing West or Southwest 5 or 6
in axis of Bonifacio Strait in the morning.
Smooth or slight.
Showers tomorrow.

ELBE.
Variable 2 to 4, but Southwest 3 or 4 in north in the afternoon,
becoming mainly Southerly overnight, then Westerly 4 or 5 in north at
end.
Slight in north, smooth or slight in south.
Showers overnight.

ALBORAN.
Westerly 4 or 5, locally 6 in west, decreasing 4 or 5 overnight, then
becoming Variable 3 to 5 at end.
Moderate, becoming slight at end.

PALOS.
Southwest 2 to 4, increasing 3 or 4 locally 5 in west this evening,
then gradually veering Northeast in the morning.
Slight, temporarily moderate in west overnight.

ALGER.
Southerly 2 to 4, veering Westerly this evening, then becoming
Northerly at end.
Smooth or slight.
Showers in the morning.

WEST OF CABRERA.
Veering Southwest 2 to 4, then veering Northeast 3 to 5 overnight.
Smooth, becoming slight overnight.

ANNABA.
Northeast 2 to 4, veering Southeast this evening, then veering West
or Northwest in the morning.
Smooth or slight.
Showers in the morning.

TUNISIE.
Easterly 2 to 4, veering Southeasterly overnight, then veering
Westerly 4 or 5 in west at end.
Smooth or slight.

CARBONARA.
Becoming Southeasterly 2 to 4, then veering Southwest at end, locally
5 near Sardinia.
Smooth or slight.

LIPARI.
Northerly 2 to 4, veering Northeasterly 2 to 4 this evening, then
becoming Variable in the morning.
Smooth or slight.

CIRCEO.
West 2 to 4, becoming Variable early night, then becoming Southeast
in the morning.
Smooth or slight.
Some thundery showers at end.



Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours
In north : Westerly fresh or strong flow, threat of near gale over
PROVENCE, LIGURE, CORSE, ELBE, MADDALENA. In south : no significant
change expected.