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Weather Forecast for GLOBAL PETRO TECH - ABAN 6 - FOROUZAN FIELD 28 29.7N 049 43.0
0400 forecast issued by meteorologist on 29 April 2013 at 0325 local time (UTC+4)

SYNOPTIC SITUATION A trough of low pressure extends from northern Arabian Sea along coastal Pakistan towards Gulf of Oman. The broad low pressure area over Empty Quarter persists. Another low pressure area lies over southern Iraq. High pressure prevails over north-west Saudi Arabia and northern Iran. Pressure gradient is weak to moderate across Gulf and moderate to strong over southern Iran. FORECAST The broad low pressure area over the Empty Quarter will persist for next few days. The trough of low pressure extending from northern Arabian Sea towards Gulf of Oman also will remain active for next 2-3 days. Broad high pressure area will continue to prevail over northern Saudi Arabia. The weak low pressure area over Iraq will persist for next 48 hours. A ridge of high pressure will extend from north-west Iran towards central Iran by Tuesday. Pressure gradient will remain weak to moderate over the region for next few days. Isolated rain/showers likely across Gulf. WIND/WAVE CONFIDENCE FOR NEXT 48 HOURS: High LOCATION DETAILS NEXT 12 HOURS WARNING: Slight risk of isolated showers/thundery showers giving temporary gusts above 40 kts and rough seas (not depicted in the table/ graphs below).
CONF conf Monday 29-Apr 00 LT High 06 LT High 12 LT High 18 LT High Tuesday 30-Apr 00 LT High 06 LT High 12 LT High 18 LT High Wednesday 01-May 00 LT High 06 LT High 12 LT Med. 18 LT Med. Thursday 02-May 00 LT Med. 06 LT Med. 12 LT Med. 18 LT Med. Friday 03-May 00 LT Med. 06 LT Med. 12 LT Low 18 LT Low Saturday 04-May 00 LT Low 06 LT Low 12 LT Low 18 LT Low Sunday 05-May 00 LT Low Dir WINDS Ws10 [kt] 7 9 8 7 9 12 15 17 15 12 13 13 14 15 16 16 14 16 16 14 11 8 8 6 11 Wg10 [kt] 9 11 10 9 12 15 19 21 19 16 16 16 17 18 20 19 18 20 20 18 14 11 10 8 13 Hs [ft] 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1

VISIBILITY(NM): 3-5, reducing in rain/showers

DUST RISK: 10%

TOTAL SEA Hmax [ft] 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 5 5 4 3 3 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 2 Tp [s] 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.8 2.0 2.4 2.9 3.5 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.8 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.7 Dir

SWELL Hs [ft] 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 Tz [s] 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.7 2.0 2.4 2.8 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.4 Vis [m] 9100 8300 10000 10000 9100 8300 10000 10000 9800 9500 10000 10000 10000 10000 10000 10000 9100 8300 10000 10000 9100 8300 10000 10000 10000

WEATHER Prec03 [mm] 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 2.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 AT [°C] 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 22 23 24 24 24 24 25 24 24 25 25 25

S SW SW SW SSE ESE ENE E ESE SE SE SE ESE SE SSE S SSE SE SE SE SE E NNE WNW NNW

WSW SW SW SW SSW SSE SE ESE ESE SE SE SE SSE SE SE SE SE ESE SE SSE SSE SSE SE SE SSW

Wind speed in knots at 10m above sea level (asl). The table below show general guidelines for the accuracy which can be expected under the different confidence criteria. . Direction (from) of swell in degrees. Precipitation for last 3 hours in millimeters. Wind gust in knots at 10m asl.PO Box 102628. WINDWAVE Hs: Tz: Dir: Significant wave height of wind-waves in feet.0 knots metres TOTAL SEA Hs: Hmax: Tz: Tp: Significant wave height in feet. UAE T: +9714 3678257 F: +9714 3678045 Email: forecaster@metconsultancy. Wind speed in knots at 50m asl. FORECAST CONFIDENCE (conf) Subjective evaluation is carried out by forecaster.5 >48 hours <10 <1. High confidence Ws10 Hs Medium confidence Ws10 Hs Low confidence Ws10 Hs <48 hours >10 >1. Peak wave period in seconds.com Definitions WINDS Dir: Ws10: Wg10: Ws50: Ws100: Wind direction (from) in degrees.5 >48 hours >20 >2. Air temperature in degrees celcius.com Web: www. SWELL Hs: Tz: Dir: Significant wave height of swell in feet. Mean wave period for swell in seconds. Wind speed in knots at 100m asl.0 knots metres <48 hours <10 <1. Mean wave period for wind-waves in seconds.5 >48 hours <20 <2. Dubai. Mean wave period in seconds. Direction (from) of wind-waves in degrees. WEATHER Vis: Prec03: AT: Visibility given in metres.metconsultancy.0 knots metres <48 hours <6 <0. Max wave height in feet.

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