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Fleet Forecast for Area - E

Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka.

Valid period: 2020.01.21/1400UTC to 2020.01.22/0600UTC

Issued at 1200UTC on 2020.01.21

To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard

Synoptic situation: -

Shear line is approximately along: 05S 60E, 08S 70E, 05S 80E, EQ 90E, 04N 100E.

ITCZ is approximately along: 14S 60E, 16S 70E, 07S 80E, 07S 90E, 05S 100E.

North of Shear line:

NE’ly / (10-20)kts, gusting up to (25-30)kts in section 05,25.

Inbetween Shearline and ITCZ:

West of 72E: N’ly to NW’ly/ (15-20)kts, gusting up to 25kts in section 60.

East of 72E: Variable / (05-15)kts.

South of ITCZ:

West of 80E: NE’ly / (10-20) kts. gusting up to 25kts in section 80.

East of 80E: SE’ly to E’ly / (10-15) kts.


OCNL Showers /T’Showers in sections: 25,30,35,60,80

SCT Showers /T’Showers in sections:00,10,15,65,70,75,85

ISOL Showers/T’Showers in sections: 05,20,40 ,45,50,55


Fairly rough to rough in section: 05,25

Fairly rough, rough at times in section: 60,80
Moderate, fairly rough at times in sections: 10,15,30
Moderate in sections: 00,20
Slight to moderate elsewhere.


The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 0000UTC 2020.01.22