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19-10-2019

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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 19 October 2019, for next three days)

 

Sea areas around the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island. Heavy showers can be expected at some places in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be variable in direction and speed will be (10-30) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

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

 

Bay of Bengal

 

Weather:

00-05N, 80E-85E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

10N-20N, 87E-100E             : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Winds:

 

 

00-07N, 80E-100E               : South-easterly or Southerly / (15-35) kmph.

Other sea areas                       : Easterly / (20-40) kmph.

Sea State:

 

00-20N, 80E-100E               : Slight to moderate, fairly rough at times.

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

The low pressure area is developing over southeast Arabian Sea area (08N-16N, 80E-72E).

 

Weather:

 

00-12N, 60E-70E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

 

00-04N, 74E-80E                 : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-12N, 60E-70E                 : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

 

Winds:

 

00-08N, 60E-70E                 : South-westerly / (20-40) kmph, gusting up to (50-55) kmph.

17N-20N, 60E-80E               : Easterly to North-easterly / (20-40) kmph, gusting up to 50 kmph.

08N-17N, 60E-73E               : Anticlockwise / (20-40) kmph.

Other sea areas                                   : Southerly or North-easterly/ (20-35) kmph.

Sea State:

 

00-08N, 60E-70E                 : Fairly rough, rough at times.

17N-20N, 60E-80E               : Fairly rough

08N-17N, 60E-73E               : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                     : Slight. Slight to moderate.

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

00-05S, 60E-65E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-03S, 75E-85E                  : Showers or thundershowers at times.

05S-10S, 60E-72E                : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

 

00-10S, 80E-100E                : South-easterly/ (20-40), gusting up to 50kmph.

Other sea areas                     : Easterly/ (20-35) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

00-10S, 80E-100E                : Moderate, fairly rough at times.

Other sea areas                         : Slight to moderate.

 

 

 

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

 

                   

                   

Duty Meteorologist

Department of Meteorology