WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 27th June 2017)

Several spells of light showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

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

Wind speed in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

The sea area off the coast extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

The sea areas can be temporary rough during thundershowers.