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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

For the sea areas in between 20N - 10S and 60E-100E

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 03 June 2020, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

 

 

Condition of Rain:

 

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds:

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai and sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai and sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

 

 

Bay of Bengal    

 

Weather:

 

00-20N, 80E-100E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

00-20N, 80E-90E                : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-55) kmph.

05N-20N, 90E-100E           : South-westerly to westerly / (30-40) kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-westerly or variable in direction / (20-30) kmph.

Sea State:

 

00-20N, 80E-90E                : Fairly rough to rough

05N-20N, 90E-100E           : Moderate to fairly rough

Other sea areas                   : Moderate

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

 

 

 

The cyclonic storm “NISARGA” over east-central Arabian Sea area lay centered near latitude 17.1N and longitude 71.8E. It is very likely to develop into a severe cyclonic storm during next 06 hours.

Fishing and naval community operating in these sea areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

Weather:

13N-20N, 68E-75E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

07N-13N, 60E-80E                : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                       :Showers or thundershowers at few places

 

 

Winds:

17N-20N, 67E-75E              : Anticlockwise / (50-60) kmph; gusting up to (70-80) kmph.

05N-20N, 60E-67E              : Westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

05N-17N, 70E-80E              : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-westerly / (25-35) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

17N-20N, 67E-75E              : Very rough.

05N-20N, 60E-67E              : Fairly rough, rough at times.

05N-17N, 70E-80E              : Fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas                       :Moderate

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-08S, 73E-86E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at few places.

 

Winds:

05S-10S, 60E-100E             : South-easterly / (20-30) kmph, gusting up to (40-50) kmph

Other sea areas                                                                                     : Southerly or variable / (20-35) kmph

 

 

Sea State:

 

05S-10S, 80E-90E               : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas                       : Slight to moderate.

 

**Temporary strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.