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

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 June 2020

 

A low pressure area has formed over southeast and adjoining east-central Arabian sea area (In between 08N-16N and 67E-74E).It is very likely to concentrate into a depression during next 12 hours.

Fishing and naval community operating in these sea areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Mannar to Batticaloa via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.

Winds:

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai and sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota.

State of Sea:

The deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota and Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.