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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 04 April 2020, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Matara via Puttalam, Colombo and Galle in the evening or night and a few showers may occur in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambanthota via Batticaloa.

Winds will be variable in direction in the sea area extending from Mannar to Galle via Colombo and winds will be North-easterly in the other sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

The sea area around the island can be moderately rough at times.

Bay of Bengal

 

 

 

 

Weather:

 

00-08N, 90E-100E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-10N, 80E-95E                 : Easterly or North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-90E              : Clockwise / (10-20) kmph.

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

Sea State:

00-20N, 80E-95E                : Moderate.

Other sea areas                     : Slight to Moderate.

 

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

 

 

Weather:

05N-10N, 70E-75E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-05N, 60E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

10N-20N, 60E-70E               : Northerly to North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

00-10N, 60E-80E                 : North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

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

 

Sea State:

 

10N-20N, 70E-80E               : Moderate.

Other sea areas                         : Slight to moderate

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

05S-10S, 60E-80E                : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-05S, 95E-100E                : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

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

00-05S, 60E-80E                        : Northerly to North-westerly/ (20-30) kmph.

00-10S, 80E-90E                     : Variable/ (10-20) kmph.

Other sea areas                        : North-westerly to Westerly / (10-20) kmph.

 

 

Sea State:

05S-10S, 60E-80E                     : Fairly rough, rough at times.

00-05S, 60E-80E                       : Moderate.

Other sea areas                         : Slight to moderate.

 

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