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2022-10-01

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 1200 noon on 01 October 2022

Condition of Rain:

Showers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (50-60) kmph at timesin the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanturai and up to (60-70) kmph from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.  

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanturai will be rough and from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be very rough.

There is a possibility to increase swell waves about (2.5 m – 3.0 m) in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and about (2.0 m – 2.5 m) in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Mannar via Colombo.

Therefore, it is advised not to venture into fishing and naval activities in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambanthota and requested to be vigilant, in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Mannar via Colombo during next 24 hours.