WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 11 December 2019)
Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Matara via Batticaloa, and Hambantota.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Negombo to Matara via Galle during the afternoon or night.
Winds will be North-easterly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.
The sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Negombo via Mannar and Puttalam can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.