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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued on 17 April 2021, for next three days)

 

 

Sea areas around the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota.

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

Wind speed can increase up to 40kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar.

The sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be moderate at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Bay of Bengal

 

 

Weather:

04N-20N, 80E-93E     :Showers or thundershowers at several places.

08N-20N, 93E-100E   :Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-10N, 80E-100E      : South-westerly / (20-30) kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-90E     : Southerly to South-westerly / (20-30) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas            : Variable / (10-20) kmph.

 

  

Sea State:

10N-20N, 80E-90E     : Fairly rough, Rough at times

 

00-10N, 80E-95E        : Moderate

Other sea areas           :Slight to moderate.

 

 

Arabian Sea

 

Weather:

03N-12N, 60E-80E     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

08N-20N, 70E-80E     : North-easterly / (15-30) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

10N-20N, 60E-70E     : North-westerly / (25-35) kmph.

Other sea areas            : Variable/ (10-20) kmph.

 

 

Sea State:

 

10N-20N, 60E-75E     : Moderate

Other sea areas            : Slight to moderate.

 

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-08S, 60E-72E        : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

07S-10S, 72E-90E      : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

03S-10S, 95E-100E    : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

         

Winds:

00-10S, 60E-70E                   : Clockwise / (15-30) kmph.

06S-10S, 70E-100E     : South-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas          : North-easterly / (10-25) kmph.

Sea State:

06S-10S, 70E-100E   : Fairly rough.

00-10S, 60E-70E        : Moderate to fairly rough.

Other sea areas         : Slight to moderate.

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

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology