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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 02 July 2022, for next 24hours)

Sea Areas Around the Island.

 

** Strong winds are expected at times in the western and southern sea areas for next few days due to the active Southwest Monsoon condition.

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds:

Winds will be westerly to south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending fromColomboto Hambantota via Galle. Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Colombo and from Hambantota to Pottuvil.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending fromColomboto Hambantota via Gallewill be very rough. The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Colombo and from Hambantota to Pottuvil will be rough. The other sea areas around the island will be moderate.

There is a possibility to increase swell waves (about 2.5 – 3.0 m) in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle, may experience surges due to swell waves.

Therefore, it is advised not to venture in fishing and naval activities in the sea areas off the coast extending from Colombo to Hambantota via Galle within the next 24 hours.

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

00-05N, 80E-90E        : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

10N-20N, 87E-100E   : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

Other sea areas            : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

00-07N, 80E-85E    : Northwesterly to westerly / (20-40) kmph; gusting upto (55-65) kmph.

05N-10N, 95E-100E: South-westerly / (25-40) kmph; gusting upto (50–60) kmph.

15N-20N, 80E-85E : South-westerly / (25-40) kmph; gusting upto (50–60) kmph.

Other sea areas         : South-westerly / (20-40) kmph; gusting upto (45-50) kmph.

State of the Sea:

00-07N, 80E-85E                                : Rough, very rough at times.

05N-10N, 95E-100E/15N-20N, 80E-85E     : Fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas                                              : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Arabian Sea

Weather:

00-05N, 65E-80E         : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

05N-10N, 60E-75E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

10N-20N, 60E-75E       : South-westerly/ (45-55) kmph; gusting upto (65-80) kmph.

03N-10N, 70E-80E    : North-westerly / (35-45) kmph; gusting upto (55–65) kmph.

Other sea areas             : South-westerly to Westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting upto (45-55) kmph.

State of the Sea:

10N-20N, 60E-75E       : Very rough, high at times.

03N-10N, 70E-80E     : Rough, very rough at times.

Other sea areas            : Fairly rough, rough at times.

South IndianOcean:

Weather:

00-03S, 70E-90E          : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

05S-10S, 70E-85E        : Showers or thundershowers at mostplaces.

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

Winds:

00-10S, 60E-70E          : South-easterly /(30-40) kmph;gusting upto (45-50) kmph.

00-10S, 70E-80E          : Clockwise /(20-40) kmph;gusting upto (50-55) kmph.

05S-10S, 80E-100E     : South-easterly /(30-40) kmph;gusting upto 50 kmph.

Other sea areas            : South-easterly to Southerly /(25-40) kmph.

State of the Sea:

00-10S, 60E-80E          : Fairly rough, rough at times.

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

Other sea areas            : Slight to moderate.

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

 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology