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World ARC Weather - Leg 21

10 January 2011


World ARC Weather - Leg 21
Issued 0600 UTC 10 Jan 2011

PREPARED BY: WEATHER ROUTING INC. (WRI)

A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL IS LOCATED NEAR 35S/10W AND WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH THE 14TH. AN ASSOCIATED RIDGE EXTENDS E'WARD ACROSS SOUTH AFRICA JUST EAST OF DURBAN, THIS RIDGE WILL ALSO PERSIST ACROSS THIS REGION THROUGH THE 14TH WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN THE RIDGES STRENGTH. THIS HIGH PRESSURE WILL COVER AN AREA FROM DURBAN W'WARD TO 35W AND 45S N'WARD TO 18S.

CONCLUSION: WITH THE LARGE HIGH PRESSURE BEING THE DOMINATE FEATURE IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC WINDS WILL REMAIN SE'LY THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD. IN GRID BOX ALPHA WINDS WILL TEND TO BE MORE S-SE'LY WITH STRONGER WINDS LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAST TO 15E, WINDS WILL RANGE BETWEEN THE LOW TO UPPER 20'S EAST OF 15E. WEST OF 15E WINDS WILL RANGE BETWEEN THE LOW TEENS TO LOW 20'S. IN
GRID BOX BETA WINDS WILL BE SE'LY WITH HIGHER WINDS BETWEEN 28S-23S, WINDS WILL RANGE BETWEEN THE UPPER TEENS TO MID 20'S. WIND WILL RANGE IN THE N'RN PORTION OF BETA BETWEEN 8-15 KNOTS.

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ALPHA VICINITY FORECAST:
10/06 GMT: WINDS SE-S 13-22KTS. SEAS 3-5 SWELLS W-NW 13-15FT (9SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM W @ 0.2KTS.
10/18 GMT: WINDS SE-S 16-25KTS. SEAS 4-6 SWELLS SSW-WSW 11-13FT (6SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM E @ 0.8KTS.
11/06 GMT: WINDS SE-S 17-26KTS. SEAS 4-6 SWELLS SSW-WSW 12-14FT (8SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM WSW @ 0.2KTS.
11/18 GMT: WINDS SE-S 19-28KTS. SEAS 5-6 SWELLS SSW-WSW 11-13FT (11SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM ESE @ 0.8KTS.
12/06 GMT: WINDS SSE-SSW 18-27KTS. SEAS 3-5 SWELLS SSW-WSW 11-13FT
(7SEC). SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM ESE @ 0.8KTS.
12/18 GMT: WINDS SE-S 18-27KTS. SEAS 4-6 SWELLS SSE-SSW 11-13FT (8SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM ESE @ 0.8KTS.

EXTENDED FORECAST: (CONTACT WRI FOR LATEST FORECAST)
13/06 GMT: WINDS SE-S 17-26KTS. SEAS 3-5 SWELLS S-SW 11-13FT (9SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM ESE @ 0.8KTS.

BETA VICINITY:
10/06 GMT: WINDS ESE-SSE 09-18KTS. SEAS 2-4 SWELLS SSW-WSW 7-10FT (9SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM SE @ 0.6KTS.
10/18 GMT: WINDS ESE-SSE 13-22KTS. SEAS 2-4 SWELLS SSW-WSW 8-11FT (9SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM E @ 0.1KTS.
11/06 GMT: WINDS ESE-SSE 10-19KTS. SEAS 3-5 SWELLS S-SW 9-12FT (9SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM SSE @ 0.5KTS.
11/18 GMT: WINDS SE-S 15-24KTS. SEAS 3-5 SWELLS S-SW 9-12FT (10SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. CURRENTS FROM SE @ 0.5KTS.
12/06 GMT: WINDS SE-S 17-26KTS. SEAS 3-4 SWELLS S-SW 8-11FT (10SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM SE @ 0.5KTS.
12/18 GMT: WINDS SE-S 16-25KTS. SEAS 3-4 SWELLS S-SW 8-11FT (9SEC).
SKIES PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM SE @ 0.5KTS.
13/06 GMT: WINDS ESE-SSE 12-21KTS. SEAS 2-4 SWELLS ESE-SSE 8-11FT (9SEC).
SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHWRS/SQUALLS*. CURRENTS FROM SE @ 0.5KTS.

* WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN SQUALLS

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