Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2021.04.17/0600UTC to 2021.04.17/1400UTC
Issued at 0000UTC on 2021.04.17
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Synoptic situation: -
ITCZ is approximately along: 01N 60E, 01S 70E, 01N 80E, 04N 90E, 04N 100E
Shear line is approximately along: 04S 60E, 07S 70E, 03S 80E, 05S 90E, 03S 100E
North of ITCZ:
West of 70E: NE'ly or NW'ly / (05-15) kts.
In between 70E & 80E: SW'ly /(10-15) kts.
East of 80E: W'ly or SW'ly / (05-20) kts.
In-between ITCZ and Shear line:
West of 72E: NW'ly to W'ly / (10-20) kts.
In between 72E & 80E:VRB /(05-10) kts.
East of 80E: SE'ly to Sw'ly /(05-15) kts.
South of Shear line:
SE'ly to E'ly /(10-20) kts; gusting up to 25 kts in sections 60, 65, 80, 85.
OCNL Showers / T'Showers in sections: 10,15,55,60,75,80
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections:00,05,20,35,40,65
ISOL showers/T'showers in sections: 25,30,50
Mainly fair weather elsewhere.
Fairly rough,rough at times in sections: 60, 65, 80, 85
Moderatein in sections: 05,25,30,70
Slight to moderate elsewhere.
*Sea areas can be temporarily very rough at times during thundershowers.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 1200 UTC, 2021.04.17