WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 09 December 2019)
Due to a low level atmospheric disturbance in the southeast of Sri Lanka, showery and windy condition expected to enhance in the southeastern, southern and southwestern sea areas.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Galle via Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Hambanthota. Heavy showers can be expected at some places in the above sea areas. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the other sea areas during the afternoon or night.
Winds will be North-easterly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.
The sea areas extending from Mullaitivu to Negombo via Kankasanturai, Mannar and Puttalam can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times. Other sea areas will be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.