Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2021.10.16/1400UTC to 2021.10.17/0600UTC
Issued at 1200UTC on 2021.10.16
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Shear line is approximately along: 01S 60E, 02S 70E, 06S 80E, 02S 90E, 02S 100E
North of Shear line
West of 70E : SW'ly to NW'ly /(10-20) kts; gusting upto 25 kts in sections 00 and 20.
In between 70E and 84E : W'ly to SW'ly /(15-25) kts; gusting upto 30 kts in sections 05, 10, 25, 30 and 45.
East of 84E : SW'ly /(10-20) kts; gusting upto 25 kts in section 50.
South of Shear line
West of 80E :SE'ly /(10-20) kts; gusting upto (25-30) kts in sections 60, 65 and 80.
West of 80E :E'ly to SE'ly /(10-15) kts; gusting upto 20 kts in section 85.
OCNL Showers / T’Showers in sections : 05, 15, 50 and 70.
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections : 00, 10, 45, 65 and 75.
IOSL Showers / T’Showers elsewhere.
Rough, Very rough at times in sections : 05 and 25.
Fairly rough, rough at times in sections : 00,10,20,30 and 45.
Fairly rough in sections : 60, 65 and 80.
Moderate, fairly rough at times in section : 50.
Slight to Moderate elsewhere.
**Seas can be temporarily very rough at times, during thundershowers.
**Remarks: The deep and shallow sea areas off the west, south-west
and south of Sri Lanka will be rough to very rough at times during
the 16th and 17th October 2021.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 0000 UTC, 2021.10.17