Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2020.01.19/0600UTC to 2020.01.19/1400UTC
Issued at 0000UTC on 2020.01.19
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Synoptic situation: -
Shear line IS Approximately along: 01S 60E, 04S 70E, 05S 80E, 03N 90E, 03N 100E.
ITCZ IS Approximately along: 09S 60E, 12S 70E, 08S 80E, 03S 90E, 05S 100E.
North of Shear line:
NE’ly / (10-20)kts, gusting up to 25kts in sections 00 and 05.
Inbetween shearline and ITCZ:
West of 72E: NW’ly/ (15-25)kts, gusting up to 30kts in section 60.
East of 72E: NW’ly or Variable / (05-15)kts.
South of ITCZ:
SE’ly to E’ly / (10-20) kts.
OCNL Showers /T’Showers in sections:40,45,60,65,80
SCT Showers /T’Showers in sections:00,05,20,30,35
ISOL Showers/T’Showers in sections:10,15,25,50,55,70,75,85,
Fairly rough, rough at times in sections: 60
Moderate, fairly rough at times in sections: 00,05,80
Moderate in sections: 10,25,30,40,65
Slight to moderate elsewhere.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 1200UTC 2020.01.19.