WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS Issued at 12.00 noonon 29 November 2021

Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas extending from Benthota to Hambantota via Galle and Matara. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the other sea areas around the island particularly during the afternoon or night.
Winds:

Winds will be Easterly or South-easterly in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Colombo via Kankasanturai and Mannar. Winds will be South-westerly or variable in direction in the other sea areas around the island. The wind speed will be (20-30) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

Wind speed can be increased up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Mannar via Kankasanturai.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Mannar via Kankasanturai can be fairly rough at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.