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2020-02-27

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 27 February 2020, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be North-easterly and 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 sea areas extending from Mannar to Colombo via Puttalam and the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota.

The sea area extending from Mannar to Colombo via Puttalam and the sea area extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota can be rough at times.

Bay of Bengal

 

 

 

Weather:

00-04N, 80E-90E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

04N-10N, 80E-90E               : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-10N, 80E-95E                 : North-easterly / (20-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-90E               : North-easterly to easterly/ (20-40) kmph.

05N-10N, 95E-100E             : Easterly to North-easterly/ (15-30) kmph.        

Other sea areas                     : North-easterly or variable / (10-20) kmph.

Sea State:

 

00-10N, 80E-95E                 : Moderate to fairly rough.

10N-20N, 80E-90E               : Moderate.

Other sea areas                     : Slight to moderate.

Arabian sea area

 

 

 

 

Weather:

 

00-03N, 60E-70E                 : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-10N, 70E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:              

05N-10N, 75E-80E               : North-easterly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

10N-20N, 60E-80E               : North-easterly to Northerly / (20-30) kmph

Other sea areas                     : North-easterly / (20-30) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

05N-10N, 75E-80E               : Moderate to fairly rough.

10N-20N, 60E-80E               : Moderate.

Other sea areas                       : Moderate.

South Indian sea area

Weather:

02S-07S, 60E-95E                : Showers or thundershowers at times.

Other sea areas                    : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

 

03S-07S, 60E-95E                   : North-westerly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

00-03S, 60E-90E                     : North-westerly to northerly / (20-40) kmph.

07S-10S, 70E-95E                 : South-easterly to south-westerly / (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas                        : Variable / (15-30) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

03S-07S, 60E-95E                   : Moderate to fairly rough.      

00-03S, 60E-90E                     : Moderate.

07S-10S, 70E-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