WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 23rd September 2018)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in the sea areas extending from Batticaloa to Mulaithivu via Trincomalee in the evening or night.
Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea area around the island. Wind speed will be 20-30 kmph.
The sea area extending from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 40-45 kmph at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.