WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 07 April 2020, for next three days)

Sea areas around the island  

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Matara via Puttalam, Colombo and Galle in the evening or night and a few showers may occur in the sea areas extending from   Batticaloa to Hambanthota via Potuvil.

Winds will be south-westerly or variable in direction in the sea area extending from Mannar to Galle via Colombo and winds will be easterly to south-easterly in the other sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph

The sea area around the island can be slight to moderately rough.

Bay of Bengal

 

 

 

 

Weather:

 

00-08N, 90E-100E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-10N, 80E-90E                 : Showers or thundershowers at few places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

00-06N, 80E-88E                 : Westerly to north-westerly / (20-40) kmph.

10N-20N, 80E-90E               : Southerly to south-westerly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas                     :  Variable in direction / (10-20) kmph.

Sea State:

00-06N, 80E-88E                 : Moderate.

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

Other sea areas                     : Slight.

 

 

Arabian sea area

 

 

 

 

Weather:

08N-12N, 72E-78E               : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

00-10N, 65E-70E                 : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

Other sea areas                     : Mainly fair weather.

Winds:

12N-20N, 60E-68E                : Clockwise / (20-30) kmph.

00-12N, 60E-74E                  : Northerly to North-Eastely / (20-30) kmph.

00-15N, 74E-80E                  : North-Westerly to Westerly / (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas                                   : North-westerly or Variable / (10-20) kmph.

 

Sea State:

 

10N-20N, 60E-68E               : Slight to moderate

00-15N, 74E-80E                 : Slight to moderate

Other sea areas                          : Slight

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

05S-10S, 60E-65E                : Showers or thundershowers at times.

02S-08S, 95E-100E              : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

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

Winds:

05S-10S, 70E-90E                      : North-westerly / (30-40) kmph, gusting up to (60) kmph.

00-05S, 60E-80E                        : Northerly to North-westerly/ (20-30) kmph.

Other sea areas                        : North-westerly to Westerly / (10-20) kmph.

 

 

Sea State:

05S-10S, 70E-90E                     : Fairly rough, rough at times.

00-05S, 60E-80E                       : Moderate.

Other sea areas                          : Slight to moderate.

 

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