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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTI-DAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 24 September 2022, for next 24hours)

Sea Areas around the Island

 

Condition of Rain:
A few showers will occur in the sea area off the coast extending from Colombo to Galle.
Winds:
Winds will be south-westerly or north-westerly and wind speed will be (25-35) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (45-55) kmph at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to   Kankasanturai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
State of Sea:
The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota may be rough at times.

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

00N-20N, 90E-100E     : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

00N-10N, 80E-90E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

00-10N, 80E-95E       : Westerly to South-westerly / (15-30) kmph, gusting upto 50 kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-90E     : South-westerly to Westerly / (15-25) kmph.

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

 

State of the Sea:

00-10N, 80E-95E       : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

10N-20N, 80E-90E     : Slight to moderate.

Other sea areas             : Slight

 

 

 

Arabian Sea

Weather:

00-08N, 60E-80E         : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

10N-20N, 60E-75E       : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-10N, 65E-80E       : North-westerly to Westerly / (20-30) kmph, gusting upto (40-50) kmph.

10N-20N, 60E-70E       : South-westerly / (20-30) kmph, gusting upto 50 kmph.

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

 

State of the Sea:

00-10N, 65E-80E       : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

10N-20N, 60E-70E       : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas             : Slight

 

South IndianOcean:

 

Weather:

00-10S, 65E-100E        : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

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

Winds:

00-10S, 80E-90E          : Clockwise /(30-40) kmph, gusting upto 50 kmph.

00-10S, 60E-80E          : South-easterly /(25-35) kmph, gusting upto (40-45) kmph.

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

State of the Sea:

00-10S, 80E-90E          : Fairly rough, rough at times.

00-10S, 60E-80E          : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas               : Slight

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

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology