WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 20thSEPTEMBER 2017)

Several spells of light showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be Westerly to south-westerly in direction and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and the sea area off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph.