Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2020.02.22/1400UTC to 2020.02.23/0600UTC
Issued at 1200UTC on 2020.02.22
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Synoptic situation: -
Shear line is approximately along: 04S 60E, 05S 70E, 03S 80E, 02S 90E, 03S 100E.
ITCZ is approximately along: 10S 60E, 10S 70E, 08S 80E, 11S 90E, 10S 100E.
North of Shear line:
West of 73E; NE’ly /(10-20) kts,
East of 73E: NE’ly /(15-20) kts, gusting up to 30kts in section 05,25,30;gusting
up to 25kts in section 10 and 15.
In between Shearline and ITCZ: NW’ly to W’ly /(10-15) kts.
South of ITCZ:
West of 80E: SW’ly or W’ly or Variable / (05-15) kts
East of 80E: SE’ly to SW’ly / (05-15) kts
OCNL Showers /T’Showers in sections: 05, 25, 30, 85
SCT Showers /T’Showers in sections: 20, 45, 50, 60
ISOL Showers /T’Showers in sections: 00, 40, 55, 65, 70, 75
Mainly fair weather elsewhere.
Rough in sections 05,25 and 30
Fairly rough, rough at times in sections 10 and 15.
Moderate in sections 20,40 and 45.
Slight to Moderate elsewhere.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 0000UTC 2020.02.23