WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS
Issued at 12.00 noon on 08 August 2020
|Condition of Rain:|
Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.
Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (60) kmph in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil. The wind speed can increase up to (50) kmph at times in the other sea areas around the island.
|State of Sea:|
The sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil will be rough.
The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.
There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle, may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having 2.0 – 2.5m height (this is not the height of nearshore waves).
Naval and fishing communities and those who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.