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

Issued at 12.00 noon on 27 January 2022

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times over the sea areas off the coast extending from Pottuvil to Mannar via Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Kankasanthurai. Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere during the evening or night.

Winds:

Winds will be north-easterly. Wind speed will be (25-35) kmph. The wind speed canincrease up to 50kmph at times over the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Chilaw via Puttlam and in the sea area off the coast extending from Galle to Hambantota via Matara.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Chilaw via Puttlam and Galle to Hambantota via Matara will be rough at times. Other sea areas around the island will be moderate.

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