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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 22 July 2019, for next three days)

 

Sea areas around the island

 

 

Prevailing strong windy condition over the surrounding sea areas is expected to reduce from 24th July.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the other sea areas around the island.

Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island.

Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. These sea areas will be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph at times.

Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the other sea areas around the island and these sea areas will be fairly rough at times as wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

Bay of Bengal

 

 

Weather:

03N-15N, 80E-90E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                       : Showers or thundershowers at several places

Winds:

 

03N-10N, 80E-94E                  : South-westerly / (40-50) kmph; gusting up to (60-70) kmph.

10N-15N, 80E-95E               : South-westerly / (40-50) kmph; gusting up to (55-65) kmph.

00-05N, 90E-95E                 : South-easterly to South-westerly / (30-40) kmph

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

Sea State:

 

03N-10N, 80E-94E             : Fairly rough; rough to very rough at times

10N-15N, 80E-95E                 : Fairly rough; rough at times

00-05N, 90E-95E                   : Moderate

Other sea areas                      : Slight to moderate.

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

Weather:

 

 

15N-20N, 65E-75E             : Showers or thundershowers at times.

02N-15N, 70E-80E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                       : Showers or thundershowers at a few places

Winds:

 

08N-18N, 60E-75E               : South-westerly to Westerly / (50-60) kmph; gusting up to (70-80) kmph.

03N-10N, 60E-80E               : South-Westerly to North-westerly/ (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (55-65) kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-westerly to Westerly / (30-45) kmph.

 

Sea State:

08N-18N, 60E-75E               : Rough; very rough at times.

03N-10N, 60E-80E               : Fairly rough; rough to very rough at times

Other sea areas               : Moderate to fairly rough.

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

 

05S-10S, 68E-72E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                         : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

                                                                                          

 

00S-10S, 60E-80E                   : clockwise / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

04S-10S, 80E-100E                 : South-easterly / (20-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

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

 

Sea State:

 

00S-10S, 60E-80E                   : Fairly rough; rough at times

04S-10S, 80E-100E                 : Moderate, Fairly rough at times

Other sea areas                      : Moderate to fairly rough.

 

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

 

 

 

Duty Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology