WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS Issued at 12.00 noon on 16 October 2021
|Condition of Rain:|
|Showers may occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Hambanthota via Galle.|
|Winds will be south-westerly and the wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can be increased up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas extending from Mathara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota and the Wind speed can be increased up to (50-55) kmph in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai.|
|State of Sea:|
The sea areas extending from Mathara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota and from Puttalam to Kankasanturai can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.
Thesea areasextending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having (2.5-3.0) m height.
Naval and fishing communities are advised to be vigilant in this regards.