WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 Noon on 06th December 2013)
The depression still persists and located about 350 km to the east to the Jaffna. Under the influence of the system, there will be intermittent showers or thundershowers in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Jaffna via Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers will develop at several places elsewhere in the sea areas around the island too.
Winds will be North-easterly or variable direction and speed will be 30-50 kmph. The winds speed over the sea area off the coast extending from Hambantota to Puttalam via Jaffna and Batticaloa will be strengthening up to 70-80kmph at times and up to 60kmph over the other sea areas around the island
The sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Puttalam via Jaffna and Batticaloa will be very rough and dangerous and the other sea areas around the Island will be rough at times.