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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 01 October 2022, for next 24hours)

Sea Areas around the Island

Condition of Rain:
Showers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (50-60) kmph at timesin the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and up to (60-70) kmph from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota. Wind speed may increase up to 50 kmph at timesin the other sea areas around the Island.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar will be rough and from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be very rough. The other sea areas around the Island will be rough at times.

There is a possibility to increase swell waves (about 2.0 – 2.5 m) in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

Therefore, the naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant, during the naval and fishing activities in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

00-05N, 85E-100E       : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

10N-20N, 80E-100E     : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

Other sea areas            : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

00N-15N, 80E-100E   : South-westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting upto (60-70) kmph.

Other sea areas           : South-westerly or Variable / (15-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

00N-15N, 80E-100E   : Rough, very rough at times.

Other sea areas             : Modarate

 

Arabian Sea

Weather:

00-10N, 60E-80E         : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-10N, 70E-80E       : Westerly or South-westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting upto (50-60) kmph.

00-10N, 60E-70E         : South-westerly to westerly / (20-30) kmph, gusting upto 40 kmph.

Other sea areas             : Westerly to North westerly / (15-20) kmph.

State of the Sea:

00-10N, 70E-80E       : Fairly rough, rough at times.

00-10N, 60E-75E         : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas             : Slight to moderate.

South IndianOcean:

Weather:

00-10S, 85E-100E        : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-05S, 60E-85E          : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas            : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

05S-10S, 75E-100E      : South-easterly/(25-35) kmph, gusting upto (40-50) kmph.

00-05S, 75E-100E        : South-easterly to South-westerly/(20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas             : South-easterly to Southerly/(05-15) kmph.

State of the Sea:

05S-10S, 75E-100E      : Moderate to Fairly rough, rough at times.

Other sea areas               : Slight to moderate.

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

 

                

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology