WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 18 June 2019, for next three days)

 

Sea areas around the island

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The sea area extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph.

The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph.

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

 

 

Bay of Bengal

 

Weather:

00-20N, 85E-100E               : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                   : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:                                                                                                                                                        

05N-10N, 80E-84E                  : South-westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (55-65) kmph.

05N-20N, 84E-100E              : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

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

Sea State:

05N-10N, 80E-84E                 : Fairly rough to rough, very rough at times.

05N-20N, 84E-100E               : Fairly rough to rough.

Other sea areas                                   : Slight to Moderate.

 

 

Arabian sea area

 

Weather:

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

00-10N, 70E-80E                     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

04N-10N, 76E-80E            : Westerly to South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

06N-20N, 60E-70E            : South-westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting up to (55-65) kmph.

00-06N, 60E-74E              : Westerly to North-westerly/ (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas                  : Westerly to South-westerly / (10-30) kmph.

Sea State:

04N-10N, 76E-80E             : Fairly rough to rough; very rough at times.

06N-20N, 60E-70E             : Fairly rough to rough; very rough at times.

00-06N, 60E-74E               : Slight to moderate; fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                   : Slight to moderate.

 

 

South Indian sea area

 

Weather:

00-10S, 60E-80E                    : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-05S, 80E-100E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

02S-10S, 60E-72E                : South-easterly / (20-40) kmph.

00-10S, 72E-80E                  : South-easterly to Southerly / (20-30) kmph.

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

Sea State:

02S-10S, 60E-72E                : Slight to moderate; fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                      : Slight.

 

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