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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 05 February 2023, for next 24hours)

 

Sea areas around the Island

Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Trincomalee via Pottuvil. Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the other sea areas around the Island.
Winds:
Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be (25-35) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times off the coast extending from Chilaw to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and in sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil.
State of Sea:
The sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil will be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the Island will be moderate.

 

Bay of Bengal.

 

Weather:

EQ- 11N, 80E-100E     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas          : Mainly fair weather

Winds:

05N-10N, 80E-100E    : North-Easterly / (20-30) kmph; gusting up to 40 kmph.

EQ-05N, 80E-100E      : North-Westerly to westerly/ (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas          : North-easterly/ (15-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

EQ-10N, 80E-100E      : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas          : Slight to moderate.

 

Arabian Sea

Weather:

EQ -03N, 65E-75E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

EQ- 06N, 75E-80E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas          : Mainly fair weather.

 

Winds:

EQ -10N, 75E-80E       : North-easterly to North-westerly / (20-30) kmph; gusting up to (40-45) kmph.

05N-20N, 60E-75E      : Northerly to North-easterly/ (20-30) kmph; gusting up to 40 kmph.

Other sea areas          : North-westerly or variable / (15-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

EQ -10N, 75E-80E         : Moderate to fairly rough.

05N-20N, 60E-75E      : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas          : Slight to moderate.

South IndianOcean:

Weather:

05S-10S, 80E-100E      : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

02S-05S, 60E-75E        : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas          : Showers or thundershowers at few places.

 

Winds:

05S-10S, 80E-100E      : South-westerly to North-westerly (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph

Other sea areas          : North-westerly to Westerly / (30-40) kmph.

State of the Sea:

05S-10S, 80E-100E      : Fairly rough, rough to very rough at times.

Other sea areas          : Fairly rough to rough.

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

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology