WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 22 July 2019)
Prevailing strong windy condition over the surrounding sea areas is expected to reduce from 24th July.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the other sea areas around the island.
Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island.
Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. These sea areas will be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph at times.
Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the other sea areas around the island and these sea areas will be fairly rough at times as wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.