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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 15 September 2019, for next three days)

 

 

Sea areas around the island

 

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil and the sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

 

 

 

 

Bay of Bengal

 

 

 

Weather:

  

05N-15N, 80E-100E             :Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Winds:

 

 

05N-13N, 80E-90E               :South-westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

05N-13N, 90E-100E             :South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-55) kmph.

Other sea areas                      : South-easterly to Southerly (20-40) kmph.

Sea State:

 

05N-13N, 80E-90E               : Fairly rough to rough; very rough at times.

05N-13N, 90E-100E             : Fairly rough; rough at times.

Other sea areas                    : Moderate to fairly rough.

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

Weather:

 

 

 

00-10N, 75E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N-20N, 72E-75E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

 

Winds:

 

05N-10N, 77E-80E               : South-westerly/ (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

15N-20N, 60E-75E               : South-westerly to North-westerly/ (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

10N-15N, 67E-75E                 : North-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-easterly / (20-40) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

05N-10N, 77E-80E               : Fairly rough to rough; very rough at times.

15N-20N, 60E-75E               : Fairly rough; rough at times.

10N-15N, 67E-75E                 : Fairly rough; rough at times.

Other sea areas                     : Moderate to fairly rough.

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

05S-10S, 60E-80E                : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-05S, 60E-75E                  : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

 

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

00-05S, 80E-100E                : South-easterly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph

Other sea areas                     : South-easterly / (20-30) kmph

 

Sea State:

 

05S-10S, 60E-100E              : Fairly rough; rough at times.

00-05S, 80E-100E                : Fairly rough; rough at times.

Other sea areas                     : Moderate

 

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