Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2022.08.18/1400UTC to 2022.08.19/0600UTC
Issued at 1200UTC on 2022.08.18
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guardeearth
Shear line is approximately along : 03N 60E, 07N 70E, 01N 80E, EQ 90E, 07N 100E
North of Shear line:
West of 70E : SW'ly /(10-20)kts.
Inbetween 70E and 77E : NW'ly to W'ly /(10-20)kts.
East of 77E : SW'ly /(10-20)kts; gusting up to 25kts in sections 05, 10 and 15.
South of Shear line
SE'ly /(15-20)kts; gusting up to (25-30)kts in sections 40, 45, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80 and 85.
OCNL Showers / T’Showers in sections : 50
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections : 45,55,70,75 and 85
ISOL Showers / T’Showers in sections : 05,15,20,25,30,40 and 65
Mainly fair elsewhere
Rough in Sections : 10,55,70,75,80 and 85
Fairly rough, rough at times in sections : 15,40,45,60 and 65
fairly rough in sections : 05,30 and 50
**Seas can be temporarily very rough during thundershowers.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 0000 UTC, 2022.08.19