Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2020.04.07/0600UTC to 2020.04.07/1400UTC
Issued at 0000UTC on 2020.04.07
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Synoptic situation: -
Shear line is approximately along: 01S 60E, EQ 70E, EQ 80E, 02N 90E, 02s 100E.
ITCZ is approximately along: 05S 60E, 09S 70E, 08S 80E, 09S 90E, 08S 100E.
North of Shear line:
West of 74E: VRB / (05-15) kts.
In-between 70E & 83E: W’ly to SW’ly / (10-20) kts.
East of 85E: NE’ly or VRB / (05-15) kts.
In between Shear line and ITCZ:
West of 70E: VRB/ (05-15) kts;
East of 70E: W’ly to NW’ly / (10-15) kts, gusting up to (20-25) kts
South of ITCZ:
West of 70E: SW’ly to W’ly / (10-20) kts.
East of 70E: SW’ly to W’ly / (15-20) kts; gusting up to (25) kts in sections 45, 50, 55,65, 70, 80 and 85.
OCNL Showers / T’Showers in section: 05, 35,40,45,55,60,65,75,85
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections: 15,30,50,70,80
ISOL Showers / T’Showers in sections: 00,10,20
Mainly fair weather elsewhere.
Fairly rough to rough at times in sections 45, 50, 65, 70, 80 and 85.
Moderate, fairly rough at times in sections 40 and 60.
Moderate in sections 05, 30 and 35.
Slight to Moderate elsewhere.