weather bulletin for shipping - Metarea 6-
21:00 UTC March 10, 2013
National Weather Service
part one: Gale Warning
part two: synoptic situation at 21:00 UTC, March 10 2013
high 1013 hpa at 66s 59w extends ridge at 66s 59w 64s 59w
60s 62w 55s 58w
high 1014 hpa at 72s 73w extends ridge at 72s 73w 70s 72w
68s 71w 66s 68w moving north at 15 kts
low 962 hpa at 61s 74w weakening moving northeast at 15 kts
extends occluded front at 61s 84w 59s 86w 63s 87w 62s
80w 58s 75w moving northeast at 15 kts
parth three: forecast issued 00:00 UTC March 11,2013 valid until
18:00 UTC March 11,2013
1- coastal areas:
southern portion of Drake Strait: moderate breeze from northeast
veering to south fair sky visibility good.
Mar de la flota coasts: moderate breeze from southeast veering
to south fair sky visibility good.
Gerlache Strait: gentle breeze from east changing to fresh from
southwest fair sky visibility good.
Margarita bay: calm changing to fresh from northeast partly
cloudy to cloudy visibility good.
Erebus y terror gulf: moderate breeze from south partly cloudy
to cloudy visibility good.
2- oceanic areas
60s 70w 66s 70w 66s 90w 60s 90w 60s 70w :strong to
fresh breeze from northeast cloudy isolated drizzle mist
improving visibility moderate to good.
66s 70w 73s 70w 73s 90w 66s 90w 66s 70w :fresh breeze
from northeast changing to moderate fair sky visibility good.
60s 20w 68s 20w 68s 50w 60s 50w 60s 20w :moderate
breeze from south veering to southeast cloudy isolated
snowfall mist visibility moderate to good.
68s 20w 78s 20w 78s 60w 68s 60w 68s 20w :strong breeze
decreasing from sector south partly cloudy to cloudy