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2019-07-20

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 20 July 2019, for next three days)

 

Sea areas around the island

 

 

Windy conditions is likely to continue in the North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas of the island until the 21st July morning.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the other sea areas around the island in the evening or night.

Winds will be North-westerly to Westerly and speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The sea area extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota will be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (70-80) kmph at times.

 

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the above sea areas and naval communities are also requested to be vigilant until the 21st July morning.

 

Bay of Bengal

 

 

Weather:

00-12N, 80E-95E                     : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-14N, 95E-100E                    : Showers or thundershowers at several places

Other sea areas                       : Showers or thundershowers at a few places

Winds:

 

02N-08N, 80E-95E             : Westerly to South-westerly / (50-60) kmph; gusting up to (70-80) kmph.

08N-14N, 95E-100E             : Southerly to South-westerly / (40-50) kmph; gusting up to (60-70) kmph.

00-02N, 80E-95E                     : South-easterly to South-westerly/ (30-40) kmph

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

Sea State:

 

00-08N, 80E-95E                : Rough, very rough at times.

08N-14N, 80E-95E               : Fairly rough; rough at times.

00-14N, 95E-100E               : Moderate to fairly rough

Other sea areas                      : Slight to moderate.

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

Weather:

 

 

10N-15N, 68E-78E             : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-10N, 65E-78E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                       : Showers or thundershowers at a few places

Winds:

 

08N-18N, 60E-75E               : South-westerly to Westerly / (50-60) kmph; gusting up to (80-90) kmph.

03N-08N, 72E-80E               : Westerly to North-westerly/ (50-60) kmph; gusting up to (80-90) kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-westerly to Westerly / (30-50) kmph.

 

Sea State:

04N-12N, 72E-80E               : Rough; very rough at times.

08N-18N, 60E-75E               : Rough; very rough at times.

Other sea areas               : Moderate to fairly rough, rough at times.

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

 

05S-10S, 70E-80E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-10S, 60E-70E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-05S, 70E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

                                                                                          

 

05S-10S, 70E-100E                   : South-easterly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

00-10S, 60E-70E                     : South-easterly to Southerly / (20-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas                     : South-easterly to Easterly / (20-40) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

05S-10S, 60E-100E                   : Rough, very rough at times.

Other sea areas                      : Moderate to fairly rough.

 

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