WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 15th August 2018)
Wind speed is still high over the sea areas around the island.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambantota via Kankasanturai, Puttalam and Galle.
Winds will be south-westerly in direction and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.
The sea areas around the island can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.