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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTI-DAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 17 August 2022, for next 24hours)

Sea Areas Around the Island.

 

 

Condition of Rain:

Mainly fair weather will prevail over sea areas around the Island.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be fairly rough. The other sea areas around the island will be moderate.

 

Bay of Bengal

 

Weather:

10N-20N, 90E-100E   : Showers or thundershowers at most of places.

00N-10N, 80E-100E   : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair.

Winds:

15N-20N, 80E-90E     : South-westerly/ (20-40) kmph, gusting upto (45-50) kmph.

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

State of the Sea:

15N-20N, 80E-90E       : Moderate, fairly rough.

Other sea areas            : Moderate.

Arabian Sea

Weather:

00N-10N, 60E-70E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair.

Winds:

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

Other sea areas             : Clockwise or variable / (20-30) kmph.

State of the Sea:

15N-20N, 60E-75E     : Rough to very rough.

Other sea areas           : Moderate to fairly rough.

South IndianOcean:

Weather:

00-05S, 60E-70E          : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

00-10S, 80E-100E        : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

00-05S, 70E-80E          : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

05S-10S, 60E-100E      : South-easterly /(30-40) kmph;gusting upto (55-65) kmph.

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

State of the Sea:

04S-10S, 60E-95E        : Fairly rough to rough.

Other sea areas            : Moderate.

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

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology