WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 16 September 2019, for next three days)

 

 

Sea areas around the island

 

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas around the island. Heavy falls will occur at some palaces in Southern, Western and South-eastern deep and shallow sea areas to 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.

 

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

 

Bay of Bengal

 

Weather:

  

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

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

Winds:

 

 

05N-16N, 80E-100E             :South-westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

16N-20N, 80E-100E             :South-easterly / (30-40) kmph

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

Sea State:

 

05N-16N, 80E-100E             : Fairly rough; rough at times.

Other sea areas                    : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

Weather:

 

 

 

00-15N, 65E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

 

Winds:

 

00N-20N, 60E-65E               : South-westerly/ (35-45) kmph;

08N-20N, 65E-75E               : North-westerly/ (30-40) kmph;

Other sea areas                     : South- westerly / (30-50) kmph. Gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

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

Other sea areas                     : Moderate fairly rough at times.

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00S-10S, 65E-80E                : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

 

00S-05S, 60E-70E                : South-westerly to Westerly / (30-40) kmph;

Other sea areas                     : South-easterly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph

 

Sea State:

 

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.