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FLEET FORECAST

Fleet Forecast for Area - E

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

Valid period: 2020.09.30/1400UTC to 2020.10.01/0600UTC

Issued at 1200UTC on 2020.09.30

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

Shear line is approximately along: 04N 60E, EQ 70E, EQ 80E, 01N 90E, 04N 100E.

Winds:

North of Shear line:

West of 65E: clockwise/ (10-15) kts

In-between 65E and 77E: NW’ly to W’ly / (10-20) kts

East of 77E: SW’ly / (10-20) kts, gusting up to (25-30) kts in sections 05, 10 and 15

South of Shear line:

West of 75E: SE’ly to E’ly / (05-15) kts gusting up to (25) kts in sections 80

East of 75E: SE’ly / (10-20) kts, gusting up to (25) kts in section 55, 75,85

Weather: -

OCNL Showers / T’Showers in sections: 05,15,20,25,30,35,50,55,75

SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections: 00,10,40,45,70

ISOL Showers / T’Showers elsewhere:60,65,80,85

Seas: -

Fairly rough, Rough at times in sections: 05, 10, 15.

Moderate, fairly rough at times in sections: 55,75, 85

Moderate in section 80.

Slight to moderate elsewhere

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The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 0000 UTC 2020.10.01