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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 29 May 2020, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Colombo to Hambantota to via Galle and heavy rainfalls may occur at some places in these sea areas.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Colombo.

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can be increased up to (50-55) kmph at times in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar, and in Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota.

 

The deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

 

Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

 

Swell waves may experience, 2.0 – 2.5 m height at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota.

 

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

 

Bay of Bengal    

 

Weather:

 

08N-15N, 80E-100E            : Showers or thundershowers at times

00-08N, 80E-85E                 :Showers or thundershowers at several places

00-08N, 95E-100E               :Showers or thundershowers at several places

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-20N, 80E-90E                : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-55) kmph.

10N-20N, 90E-100E           : South-westerly / (20-30) kmph.

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

Sea State:

 

00-20N, 80E-90E                : Fairly rough to rough

Other sea areas                   : Moderate

 

Arabian sea area

 A low pressure area has formed over west central Arabian Sea. It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression over the same region during next 48 hours.

Another low pressure area is likely to form over southeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea during 31st May -4th June.

 

Weather:

00-12N, 70E-80E                    : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-10N, 60E-70E                    : Showers or thundershowers at several places

Other sea areas                       :Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-08N, 70E-80E                 : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-55) kmph.

00-20N, 60E-90E                 : South-westerly to Westerly / (20-30) kmph.

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

 

 Sea State:

 

00-08N, 70E-80E                 : Fairly rough to rough

Other sea areas                       :Moderate.

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-05S, 65E-75E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-10S, 85E-100E                : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

 

Winds:

00-10S, 60E-100E                : South-easterly / (20-30) kmph

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Sea State:

 

06S-10S, 60E-70E                   : Moderate

06S-10S, 90E-100E                   : Moderate

Other sea areas                       : Slight to moderate

 

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

 

Duty Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology