Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2021.05.07/0600UTC to 2021.05.07/1400UTC
Issued at 0000UTC on 2021.05.07
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
SSynoptic situation: -
ITCZ is approximately along: 03N 60E, 01N 70E, 03N 80E, 03N 90E, 04N 100E
Shear line is approximately along: 04S 60E, 03S 70E, 04S 80E, 01S 90E, 01N 100E
North of ITCZ:
West of 73E : NE'ly to NW'ly / (05-15) kts.
In between 73E and 80E: NW'ly or Variable / (05-10) kts.
East of 80E: SE'ly to E'ly / (10-15) kts, gusting upto (20-25) kts in sections 10 and 15.
In-between ITCZ and Shear line:
West of 75E: W'ly to NW'ly/ (05-15) kts.
In between 75E and 90E : Variable or SW'ly/ (05-15) kts.
East of 90E :S'ly to SW'ly /(10-15) kts.
South of Shear line:
West of 80E : E'ly to SE'ly /(10-20) kts, gusting upto (25-30) kts in sections 65 and 80.
East of 80E : SE'ly/(10-20) kts, gusting upto (25-30) kts in sections 70 and 85.
OCNL Showers / T’Showers in sections : 10 and 35.
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections : 05, 15, 40 and 55.
ISOL showers/T'showers in sections : 20, 25 and 65.
Mainly fair weather elsewhere.
Fairly rough,rough at times in sections: 80 and 85.
Moderate to fairly rough in sections: 65 and 70.
Moderate in sections : 10, 60 and 75.
Slight to moderate elsewhere.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 1200 UTC, 2021.05.07