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ADVISORY

2017/12/16

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 17th December2017)

Wind speed will increase in the sea area around the island.

The deep and shallow sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Negombo via Puttalam can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph.

Several spells of light showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Pottuvil.

Winds will be north-easterly in direction and wind speed will be 30-40kmph.

The sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Galle via Batticaloa and Hambanthota can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph.

(Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards).