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2024-03-02

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Weather forecast for multi-day boats

For the sea areas in between 20N - 10S and 60E-100E

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 02 March 2024, for next 24hours)

Sea areas around the Island

  Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Kalutara to Hambantota via Matara.

Winds:

Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be (20-30)kmph.

Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Matara to Hambantota.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Matara to Hambantota can be fairly rough at times.

Bay of Bengal

Weather:

EQ- 05N, 85E-100E  : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

EQ- 05N, 80E-85E    : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N- 08N, 80E-100E: Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas      : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

EQ-03N, 80E-97E: North-easterly to North-westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

03N-20N, 85E-95E   : Northerly to North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas      : Variable / (15-25) kmph.  

State of the Sea:                                                                                                         

EQ-03N, 80E-97E     : Fairly rough.

03N-20N, 85E-95E   : Moderate.

Other sea areas      : Slight to moderate.

Arabian Sea

Weather:

EQ- 05N, 60E-80E    : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

05N- 08N, 60E-80E  : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas      : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

EQ-10N, 75E-80E: North-easterly/ (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

EQ-20N, 60E-70E     : Northerly to North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas      : North-easterly or Variable / (15-25) kmph. 

State of the Sea:

EQ-10N, 75E-80E: Fairly rough.

EQ-20N, 60E-70E: Moderate.

Other sea areas      : Slight to moderate.

South Indian Ocean:

Weather: 

EQ-05S, 85E-100E   : Showers or thundershowers at most places.

05S-10S, 80E-100E  : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas      : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.  

                       

Winds:

EQ-05S, 80E-95E     : Northwesterly to Westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

EQ-05S, 60E-70E     : North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

05S-10S, 85E-95E    : South-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas      :  Variable / (15-25) kmph. 

State of the Sea:

EQ-05S, 80E-95E     : Fairly rough.

EQ-05S, 60E-70E     : Moderate.

05S-10S, 85E-95E    : Moderate.

Other sea areas      : Slight to moderate.

**Temporary strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

                 

Duty-Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology