WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 16September 2019)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas around the island. Heavy falls will occur at some palaces in Southern, Western and South-eastern deep and shallow sea areas to the island.
Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.
The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil and the sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.
Naval and fishing communities are also requested to be vigilant in this regards.