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2022-05-22

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTI-DAY BOATS

For the sea areas in between 20N - 10S and 60E-100E

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 23 May 2022, for next 24hours)

 

Sea areas around the island

 

Condition of Rain:

Several spells of showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph.   Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Kankasanturai and Hambanthota to Pottuvil.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Kankasanturai and Hambanthota to Pottuvil will be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be moderate

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

10N-20N, 85E-100E     : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

00-10N, 90E-100E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas             : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Winds:

04N-20N, 80E-100E     : South-westerly/ (35-45) kmph; gusting upto (55-65) kmph.

Other sea areas            : Southerly or South-westerly / (20-40) kmph.

State of the Sea:

04N-20N, 80E-100E     : Rough, very rough at times.

Other sea areas            : Moderate.


 

Arabian Sea

Weather:

07N-15N, 70E-80E       : Showers or thundershowers at most of places.

Other sea areas             : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Winds:

07N-20N, 60E-80E       : South-westerly to Westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting upto (55-60) kmph.

Other sea areas             : South-westerly / (20-30) kmph.

State of the Sea:

07N-20N, 60E-80E       : Rough, very rough at times.

Other sea areas            : Moderate.

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-10S, 70E-87E          : Showers or thundershowers at most of places.

Other sea areas           : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

05S-10S, 80E-100E      : South-easterly / (25-35) kmph; gusting upto (40-50) kmph.

05S-10S, 60E-80E        : South-easterly / (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas            : South-easterly to Southwesterly / (10-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

05S-10S, 80E-100E      : Fairly rough, rough at times.

05S-10S, 60E-80E        : Moderate.

Other sea areas            : Slight to moderate.

**Temporary strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology