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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 21 November 2019, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Potuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle during the afternoon or night.

Winds will be North-easterly to easterly and speed will be (20-30) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

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

Bay of Bengal

 

Weather:

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

10N-15N, 80E-90E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

00-10N, 80E-90E                    : North-easterly to Easterly / (20-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph

00-05N, 90E-100E                  : North-easterly / (10-20) kmph.

Other sea areas                     : North-easterly to Easterly / (20-30) kmph

Sea State:

00-10N, 80E-90E                    : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

00-05N, 90E-100E                     : Slight to Moderate

Other sea areas                     : Moderate.

 

Arabian sea area

 

Weather:

 

00-10N, 60E-80E                    : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

10-15N, 70E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

 

Winds:

00-10N, 60E-80E                   : Easterly / (20-40) kmph.

10-20N, 60E-80E                    : North-easterly to Easterly / (20-40) kmph

 

Sea State:

 

00-10N, 70E-80E                   : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                                   : Slight to Moderate

South Indian sea area

Weather:

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

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

Winds:

00-10S, 60E-100E                : South-easterly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

 

Sea State:

00-10S, 60E-100E                : Moderate to fairly rough; rough at times.

 

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

         

           

 

Duty Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology