WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 21stOCTOBER 2017)

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Puttalam, Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The deep and shallow sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and in the sea area off the coast extending from Hambantota to Kalmunai via Pottuvil, can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph.