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2024-02-28

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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 28 February 2024, for next 24hours)

Sea areas around the Island

Condition of Rain:
Showers may occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Pottuvil via Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers may occur ata few places in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via and Galle in the evening or night.
Winds:

Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be (25-35) kmph.

Wind speed may increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara.

Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Kankasanthurai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Pottuvil.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara can be rough at times.

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Kankasanthurai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times.

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

 

 

 

 

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

EQ- 05N, 80E-100E      : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N- 12N, 80E-100E    : A few showers.

Other sea areas          : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

05N-10N, 80E-100E   : North-easterly/ (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-95E      : Northerly to North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas          : Variable / (20-25) kmph.

State of the Sea:                                                                                                             

05N-10N, 80E-100E   : Fairly rough.

10N-20N, 80E-95E      : Moderate.

Other sea areas          : Slight to moderate.

 

Arabian Sea

 

Weather:

EQ- 05N, 65E-80E        : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N- 10N, 60E-80E      : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas          : Mainly fair weather.

 

Winds:

EQ-10N, 74E-80E        : North-easterly/ (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50kmph.

EQ-10N, 60E-73E        : North-easterly/ (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas          : Northerly to North-easterly / (10-20) kmph.

 

State of the Sea:

EQ-10N, 73E-80E        : Fairly rough.

EQ-10N, 60E-73E        : Moderate.

Other sea areas          : Slight to moderate.

South Indian Ocean:

Weather:

EQ-10S, 60E-70E         : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

EQ-10S, 70E-85E         : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

                               

Winds:

EQ-10S, 60E-70E         : North to northwesterly / (30-40) kmph.

05S-10S, 80E-95E        : South-easterly to Easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas          : Easterly to North-easterly / (10-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

EQ-10S, 60E-70E         : Fairly rough.

05S-10S, 80E-95E        : Moderate.

Other sea areas          : Slight to moderate.

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

                    

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology