Bulletin météo du 28 mars 2015

Nzutrogena est entré en Méditerranée en deuxième position. Il doit maintenant composer avec des vents plus faibles et plus variables, notamment du fait de l'influence des brises thermiques le long des côtes espagnoles. Heureusement, les prochaines 24 heures vont apporter des vents de SW à W qui devraient les suivre jusqu'à l'arrivée. GAES Centros Auditivos progresse doucement vers le nord contre des vents de NNE modérés entre la côte africaine et le golfe de Cadix. One Planet One Ocean & Pharmaton et We Are Water continue de bénéficier d'un vent adonnant au fur et à mesure qu'ils progressent vers le nord. Renault Captur subissait l'influence du Pot au noir hier, mais ils ont suffisamment progressé vers le nord pour toucher les alizés de NNE au delà de l'équateur dès aujourd'hui. Spirit of Hungary est dans une zone de transition avant les alizés de SE. Ils doivent traverser une vaste zone de petits airs avant de retrouver des vents plus soutenus aux abords du 15°S.

Meteo MARS 28, 2015 07:08

*** SYNOPSIS ***

00Z SATURDAY (28-MAR-2015)
1) Ridge of high pressure with light winds extends southeast of Cabo Frio.
2) Weak front off Brazil coast from 16S/38W to 18S/30W to 30S/11W. W/NW wind north of front and light E/SE wind south of the front to the ridge noted above.
3) Another ridge just north of the front along 16S with light and variable wind extending to 15S. E trade winds north of the ridge axis and north of 15S.
4) Doldrums 05S to 02S. Light NE winds from 02S to Equator.
5) North of the Equator, NNE/NE light-moderate winds to 10N. Becoming moderate NE at 10N to 18N, veering ENE/E north of 18N. However, holding NE off African coast from the Canary Islands to the Cape Verde Islands.
6) High pressure (1032mb) 39N/17W with moderate to fresh N/NE winds from Portugal to the Canary Islands. Níly winds across the Gulf of Cadiz, but light and variable tending Wíly into Gibraltar Strait.
7) Becoming moderate Wíly into the Alboran Sea. A transition zone over the Balearic Islands before NW mistral flow off the Spanish coast. Strong winds confined to valley exit regions, with light and variable conditions in between.

00Z SUNDAY (29-MAR-2015)
1) Ridge of High pressure with light winds off Brazilian coast along 17S.
2) SE trade winds light-moderate 17S to 07S. The doldrums suppressed well south to near 06S. Light winds within the doldrums with a northern boundary near 02S.
3) North of the doldrums, NNE/NE wind 02S increasing with distance north. Winds stronger and more right-shifted west of 30W.
4) ENE trades north of 17N, tending stronger east of 30W.
5) High pressure (1038mb) 39N/22W. Fresh N/NNE winds from Portuguese coast to Canary Islands, veering NE to ENE from Canary Islands to Cape Verde Islands. Stronger along the African Coast.
6) High pressure ridge building across northern Spain through southern France. Moderate Wíly winds through Gibraltar Strait and into Alboran Sea.
7) Mistral out of Gulf of Lyon, but SW to variable winds across the Balearic Islands and into the Gulf of Valencia.

00Z MONDAY (30-MAR-2015)
1) A cold front pushes north to 22S at 30W. There will be a weak ridge of high pressure lying at 16S, with E/SE trades north of this ridge.
2) Doldrums at 05S, but a NE break of north Atlantic trade winds will extending all the way to the Brazil coast west of 32W. A very broad patch of light winds west of 30W from 05S to 01N.
3) NNE/NE trades north of Equator. Generally lighter and more left north west of 30W, and stronger, more right west of 30W. NE component dominates to west of the Cape Verde Islands.
4) North of the Cape Verde Islands, winds veer more Eíly and increase, especially west of 20W. East of 20W, winds off the African coast hold NE and stronger.
5) High pressure (1037mb) will support stronger Eílies north of 30N and west of Madeira/Canary Islands. East of Madeira, the winds fresh N/NE.
6) Generally light Wílies south of Spain, backing to SW east of the country. Very light winds in the Gulf of Valencia, but stronger SW across the Balearic Islands.

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General Forecast along race route

*** SATURDAY (28-MAR-2015) ***
* 20S to 15S and 35W to 25W *
WIND: Variable south of 17S. Becoming N/NE 5-15 north of 17S
SEAS: 1m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy, showers likely with a few squalls possible
* 15S to 10S and 35W to 25W *
WIND: E/ESE 10-15. Stronger east of 30W.
SEAS: 1-2m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy, scattered showers
>>>>>
* 00N to 05N and 37W to 27W *
WIND: NE 12-17 west of 30W, easing 8-13 east of 30W. Also tending NNE east
of 30W
SEAS: 1-2m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy. A few showers possible near the Equator.
* 05N to 10N and 37W to 27W *
WIND: NE 12-17 west of 30W, easing 8-13 NNE east of 30W.
SEAS: 1-2m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy
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* 15N to 20N and 35W to 25W
WIND: NE/ENE 15-20. Stronger east of 30W.
SEAS: 2-3m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy.
* 20N to 25N and 35W to 25W
WIND: ENE/E 15-20. Stronger east of 30W.
SEAS: 2-3m
WEATHER: Partly cloudy.
>>>>>
* Gulf of Cadiz *
WIND: NNE/N 10-15, easing close to Gibraltar. Diurnal land/sea breezes along the Moroccan coast
SEAS: 2-3,
WEATHER: Partly cloudy
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* Alboran Sea *
WIND: W 5-15. Tending SW along the Spanish coast, especially after noon
SEAS: 1m or less
WEATHER: Partly cloudy
* Southwestern Mediterranean Sea *
WIND: Light and variable becoming S/SE 5-15.
SEAS: 1m or less
WEATHER: Partly cloudy