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2022-07-02

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2022-07-02

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                                WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 1200 noon on 02 July 2022

 

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 – 3.5 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.

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.