WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued on 08 December 2021, for next three days)

 

 

 

Sea areas around the island

 

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambantota via Batticaloa and Pottuvil.   Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the other during the evening or night.

Winds:

Winds will be North-easterly and the wind speed will be (10-30) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

 

State of Sea:

The sea areas around the island will be slight.

 

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

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

00-05N, 80E-100E       : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

05N-20N, 80E-90E      : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas              : Mainly fair weather.

                                                        

Winds:

05N-20N, 80E-100E       : Easterly to North-easterly /(20-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas              : North-easterly to Northerly /(10-30) kmph.

 

 

 

State of the Sea:

05N-20N, 80E-100E      : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas              : Slight.

 

 

Arabian Sea

 

Weather:

00-05N, 60E-80E        : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N-10N, 70E-80E     : Showers or thundershowers at few places.

Other sea areas           : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

05N-20N, 60E-80E        : North-easterly or Northerly / (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas           : Northerly to North-westerly / (20-30) kmph.

State of the Sea:

05N-20N, 60E-80E         : Moderate.

Other sea areas              : Slight to moderate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Indian sea area

 

 

Weather:

02S-08S, 60E-100E      : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

Other sea areas             : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

00-06S, 60E-100E        : North-westerly to westerly / (20-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

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

 

State of the Sea:

00-06S, 60E-100E        : Moderate, faiely rough at times.

Other sea areas              : Slight to moderate.

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

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology