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General outlook Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 00:00 UTC
Anticyclone 1019 hPa west of the Canary Islands, stationary.
ITCZ focused on the 8° North.
1023 hPa high by 26 South and 12 West, slowly shifts to the south, extending through a high-pressure ridge to Bahia.
Forecasts for Saturday 18 November 2017:
IMOCA: Port tack
Final straight on the same tack, the trade wind finally consistent!
They will have to trim and make the best of the wind as it begins to turn in their favour. Take care, the road is still strewn with small squalls.
Arrivals are sometimes complicated at night in Bahia, where the wind becomes weak.
Class 40: Getting going again
A less sticky Doldrums they are getting going again slowly in a south-eastern trade wind that will get stronger as they go.
The end of the race will see the trade wind from the north slowly re-establishing itself.