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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 19th November 2018, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Potuvil to Kankasanturai via Trincomalee and Mullaitivu. Heavy showers or thundershowers can be expected at some places in the above sea areas.

Showers or thundershowers may occur in the other sea areas around the island in the evening or night. Heavy showers can be expected in the Gulf of Mannar sea area.

Winds will be North-easterly and wind speed will be 25-35 kmph in the sea area extending from Batticaloa to Puttalam via Trincomalee, Kankasanturai and Mannar.

Winds will be north westerly or variable in direction over other sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 10-20 kmph.

 

Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers

Bay of Bengal

The low pressure area in the south eastern Bay of Bengal sea area near 03N-13N and 85E-92E is likely to move westward and develop further.

Weather:

05N-10N, 85E-95E           : Showers or thundershowers at times.

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

           

Winds:

04N-10N, 85E-95E       : Anticlockwise / (20-30) kmph; gusting up to 40 kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-92E        : North-Easterly to Easterly/ (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas              : Variable / (10-20) kmph.

Sea State:

04N-10N, 85E-95E       : Fairly rough

10N-20N, 80E-92E        : Moderate, Fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas           : Slight to moderate.

Arabian sea area

 

The Deep depression over the Southeast Arabian Sea area is located near latitude-11.1N, Longitude-68.0E at 11.30p.m. on 18th November 2018. The system is likely to move west-northwestwards. Heavy showers/thundershowers and rough seas, strong winds can be expected in the sea areas near the above position.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.

Weather:

10N-15N, 65E-75E      : Intermittent Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                          : Mainly fair.

           

Winds:

06N-15N, 60E-70E       : Anticlockwise / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to (50-60) kmph.

15N-20N, 60E-70E      : North-Easterly / (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas                : Northerly to South-westerly/ (10-30) kmph.

Sea State:

06N-15N, 60E-70E       : Fairly rough to rough, very rough at times.

15N-20N, 60E-70E      : Moderate, Fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                : Slight to moderate.

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-10S, 60E-75E         : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas               : Mainly fair.

                 

Winds:

00-05S, 60E-80E         : North-westerly to Westerly / (20-40) kmph.

05S-10S, 60E-65E         : Clockwise / (30-40) kmph.

Other sea areas               : Variable / (10-20) kmph          

 

Sea State:

00-05S, 60E-80E         : Moderate, Fairly rough at times.

05S-10S, 60E-65E       : Moderate to fairly rough.

Other sea areas               : Slight to moderate.      

                                                                  

**Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected in the sea areas during thundershowers.