WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 17th June 2019)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.
Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas around the island.
The sea area extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph.
The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.