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ADVISORY

2018.04.22

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 23rd April 2018)

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo and Galle, may experience surges to 24th April 2018 due to the effect of swell waves, having 2.5-3.0 m height (This is not for land area.)

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be Southerly to South-easterly in direction in the sea areas off coast extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Batticaloa and Westerly to South-westerly in direction in the other sea areas. Wind speed will be 20-30kmph