25/9/2020Proverb of the Old Sea Wolves
The Sea does not make prisoners. He did not invite you.
You are there of your free will.
Costal Brothers South Africa Flag
000 AXNT20 KNHC 251711 TWDAT Tropical Weather Discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1805 UTC Fri Sep 25 2020 Tropical Weather Discussion for North America, Central America Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, northern sections of South America, and Atlantic Ocean to the African coast from the Equator to 32N. The following information is based on satellite imagery, weather observations, radar and meteorological analysis. Based on 1200 UTC surface analysis and satellite imagery through 1700 UTC. ...TROPICAL WAVES... An Atlantic Ocean tropical wave is along 39W from 14N southward, moving W at 10 to 15 kt. Scattered moderate convection is noted from 07N to 14N between 34W and 40W. An Atlantic Ocean tropical wave is along 52W from 12N southward, moving W at 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers are noted within 180 nm of the wave north of 09N. ...MONSOON TROUGH/ITCZ... The monsoon trough passes through the west coast of Africa near 11N16W to 11N34W. The ITCZ continues west of the wave is from 09N42W to 07N50W. Isolated to scattered showers are within 200 nm of the monsoon trough. GULF OF MEXICO... A stationary front stretches from NW Florida to 26N90W. The basin is mostly devoid of shower activity except south of 22N in the Bay of Campeche BETWEEN 91W-95W. Moderate southerly winds are ahead of the front in the NE Gulf, and moderate NW winds in the northern Gulf behind the front. Moderate to fresh winds are also noted north of the Yucatan Peninsula and in the eastern portion of the Bay of Campeche. Light winds continue in the southeast and central Gulf. A stationary front extending from NW Florida to 26N90W is expected to weaken and dissipate in the NE Gulf today. Southerly winds ahead of the front will diminish this morning as the front weakens. A strong cold front will move into the NW Gulf Mon evening. Gale force winds are possible west of the front near Veracruz on Tue. CARIBBEAN SEA... A trough extends across the Greater Antilles from Hispaniola to Cuba, remnants of an Atlantic cold front. Scattered moderate isolated strong convection is noted in the western Caribbean from 13N to 09N between 74W-83W. Scattered moderate convection is north of the Cayman Islands to the southern coast of Cuba. Moderate to fresh trade winds are expected in the central Caribbean through Tue, becoming fresh to strong near the coast of Colombia and in the Gulf of Venezuela this weekend. Gentle to moderate winds expected elsewhere across the area, except moderate to fresh ESE winds in the Gulf of Honduras over the weekend. ATLANTIC OCEAN... A stationary front stretches across the Atlantic from 30N50W to 25N57W, becoming a surface trough from 25N57W to 19N76W, across the islands of Hispaniola and Cuba. Scattered showers are noted about 80 nm south of the front. A 1024 mb high pressure centered near 34N62W, with a ridge across the northern waters between the stationary front and southeast U.S. coast. Scattered moderate to isolated strong convection is noted from the Florida Straits north across the northern Bahamas to 31N and west of 75W-79W. High pressure dominates the eastern Atlantic, with few showers except associated with tropical waves or the convergence zone. Moderate to fresh ESE winds are expected N of 22N through Sat night as a surface trough moves westward north of the Greater Antilles this weekend before dissipating on Mon. Moderate return flow will prevail afterwards E of the Bahamas through Tue night. $$ MTorres
FQNT52 LFPW 252023 A SECURITE Weather bulletin on METAREA 2, METEO-FRANCE Toulouse, Friday 25 September 2020 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 401. Part 2 : General synopsis, Friday 25 at 12 UTC Complex low "ODETTE" 987 over south North Sea, moving northeast and expected 996 over south Denmark by 27/00 UTC. Persistence associated trough extending over English Channel. New associated low expected 1012 52N13W by 26/00 UTC moving southeast, then expected 1013 46N05W by 26/12 UTC, then 1008 41N03E by 27/00 UTC. Low ex-PAULETTE 1021 33N23W, moving northwest, expected 1020 33N30W by 27/00 UTC. New trough crossing gradually west FARADAY and far northwest ALTAIR later. High 1034 42N24W drifting east, expected 1028 40N20W by 27/00 UTC. Tropical wave along 39W from 14N southward, moving west at 10 to 15 kt. Monsoon trough from 11N16W to 11N34W. Part 3 : Area forecasts to Sunday 27 at 00 UTC FARADAY. West or Southwest 6 or 7 from west, then locally veering West or Northwest in west at end. Gusts. Becoming rough or very rough, locally cross in west. Rain from northwest. ROMEO. Westerly 5 or 6 with gusts, decreasing West or Northwest 4 or 5 later, then locally backing Southwest in extreme west at end. Rough, with N swell in southeast. Rain from north, decreasing later. ALTAIR. In west : South or Southwest 5 or 6 from west, temporarily increasing 7 with gusts in far northwest later. In east : Variable Clockwise 2 to 4, becoming Southerly 3 or 4 at end, at times 5 in far north. Moderate, locally rough and cross in northwest. Rain in far northwest later. CHARCOT. In west : Variable Clockwise 2 to 4. In east : North or Northwest 4 or 5, increasing temporarily 6 in far northeast in daytime. Moderate or rough, with N swell abating in west soon. Some rain in far northeast later. ACORES. East or Southeast 4 or 5, locally 6 in southeast, then becoming Cyclonic 4 to 6 in west at end. Moderate or rough. Thunderstorms from south. JOSEPHINE. East or Northeast 4 or 5, decreasing rapidly 3 or 4 in northwest. Decreasing moderate or rough. IRVING. Cyclonic (Ex-PAULETTE) 4 to 6 with gusts from southeast, but Easterly 4 or 5 in west at first, then locally decreasing Southeasterly 3 or 4 in southeast at end. Moderate or rough, decrerasing moderate at end. Thundersqualls. MADEIRA. East or Northeast 4 or 5, at times 6 in far southeast soon. Moderate or rough. Thundery showers in northwest at first. PAZENN. West or Northwest 5 or 6 with gusts from west, veering Northeast 4 or 5 from north later, then decreasing Northeasterly 3 or 4 at end. Rough in N or NW swell, locally very rough in east at first. Rain, decreasing from northwest later. IROISE, YEU. Northwest decreasing 5 or 6 next night, then gradually veering Northeast 4 or 5 tomorrow afternoon, then Northerly at end. Very rough, decreasing rough at night, then moderate or rough tomorrow afternoon. Showers locally thundery with gusts. ROCHEBONNE. In east : decreasing Northwest 5 or 6 tonight, becoming Northerly 4 or 5 tomorrow morning, veering gradually Northeasterly. In west : Northwest 5 or 6, becoming Cyclonic 4 to 6 at midday, then becoming gradually Northeast. Very rough, decreasing rough at night, then moderate or rough tomorrow afternoon. Thundersqualls with severe gusts, then rain later. CANTABRICO. Northwest 5 or 6, locally 7 at first, backing Westerly 7 or 8 tomorrow in daytime, decreasing Northeasterly 4 or 5 at end. Severe gusts. Very rough, locally high at first, decreasing rough or very rough tomorrow in daytime. Thundersqualls with severe gusts, then rain later. FINISTERRE. North or Northwest 4 or 5, increasing West or Northwest 5 or 6 with gusts from north soon, then baking North or Northwest 4 or 5 at end. Rough in N or NW swell, locally very rough in east at first. Rain from north soon, decreasing at end. PORTO. North 4 or 5, locally 6 in east, backing North or Northwest 4 or 5 from north soon. Rough in N or NW swell. Some rain in far north at end. SAO VICENTE. Northerly 5 or 6. Gusts. Rough in N swell, locally moderate in far southeast. CADIZ. North or Northwest 4 or 5, temporarily decreasing West or Northwest 3 or 4 later. Slight or moderate. GIBRALTAR STRAIT. Westerly 3 or 4, locally 5 in far east at first, increasing 4 or 5 later, at times 6 in far east. Slight. CASABLANCA. North or Northeast 5 or 6, but locally 3 or 4 in far northeast. Gusts in west at end. Rough, locally moderate in far northeast. AGADIR. North or Northeast 5 or 6, locally increasing 7 in east later. Gusts. Becoming rough from north. METEOR. Easterly 3 to 5. Moderate, locally rough in northwest at first. Thundery showers mainly in west. CANARIAS. Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 between islands and near coast, increasing 5 or 6 soon, locally 7 between islands. Gusts. Moderate, becoming moderate or rough soon, then rough at end. Some showers in southwest at first. TARFAYA. North or Northeast increasing 4 or 5, locally 6 in north soon, then 5 or 6 later. Gusts in north. Moderate, becoming rough from north soon. CAPE VERDE. East or Northeast 4 or 5, locally 3 or 4 near islands. Moderate, locally slight near islands. Thundersqualls. CAP BLANC. North or Northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 in far northeast, increasing 5 or 6 with gusts later, at times 7 in east at end. Moderate, becoming moderate or rough later, then rough at end. Some showers in west at first. CAP TIMIRIS. Northerly 3 or 4, locally 5 in far northeast, backing North or Northwest soon, locally 5 in north, at times 6 at end. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate soon, then locally rough in far north at end. Some thundery showers from south. SIERRA LEONE. Variable 2 to 4. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate soon. Thundersqualls. GULF OF GUINEA. Southwesterly 3 or 4. Moderate. Thundersqualls mainly in north and eastern coasts. POINTE NOIRE. South or Southeast 3 or 4 in west, but South or Southwest increasing 3 or 4 in east. Moderate. Some thundery showers near coasts. Part 4 : outlook for next 24 hours Persistence of Southwest near gale over east FARADAY at first. Persistence or threat of Northeast near gale over CASABLANCA,TARFAYA, CANARIAS, CAP BLANC, locally near gale or gale over AGADIR.