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