MARINE METEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN 2nd Qtr 2012

MARINE METEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN 2nd Qtr 2012

MARINE METEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN

The Nigerian coastal zone lies within Lat 4° 10’ to 6° 2’ N and Longitudes 2° 45’ to 8° 35’ E spanning about 850km of low-lying coastline. The coast is bordered by a narrow continental shelf of the Gulf of Guinea, shelf widths range from 15km in the west to about 67km in the Niger Delta and about 87km off the Cross River estuary in the East. The Nigerian coastal zone comprises of Lagos, Ondo, Delta, Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states and parts of Edo state with about 25% of the estimated population of the country. There are high economic activities with Ports, harbor and major industries in the coastal area.....

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