WEATHER FORECAST FOR MULTIDAY BOATS

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

(Issued at 07.00 a.m. on 02nd December 2020, for next three days)

 

 

 

 

Sea areas around the island

 

The cyclonic strom ‘ BUREVI’ over the south-west Bay of Bengal, lay centered near latitude 8.1°N and longitude 84.2°E, about 330 km east-southeast of Trincomalee at 2330 hrs of 01 December.

The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Point-Pedro, close to Trincomalee around today (02 December) evening/night.

This Cyclonic strom with a wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting up to 95 kmph and it is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar.

As such, intemittent showers/thundershowers, strong or very strong gusty winds and rough or very rough seas can be expected in the sea areas in between 05N-12N, 79E-90E during next few days.

Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the deep ans shallow-sea areas over the island until further notice.

Fishing and naval community are requested to be attentive about future bulletins issued by the Department of Meteorology in next few days.

Intermittent showers or thundershowers will occur in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Kankasanthurai, Trincomalee and Batticaloa.Very heavy showers can be expected some places in the above sea areas. Showers will occur at times elsewhere.

Winds will be north-easterly to north-westerly in the sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Manna and Trincomalee, wind speed will be (50-60) kmph and wind speed can increase up to (80-95) kmph at times over these sea areas.

Winds will be south-easterly to south-westerly in the other sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (40-50) kmph and can increase up to (60-70)kmph at times.

The sea areas extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Kankasanthurai and Trincomalee can be very rough or high at times. The other sea areas can berough or very rough at times.

There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Kankesanthurai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having (2.0-3.0) m height.

Bay of Bengal

The cyclonic strom ‘ BUREVI’ over the south-west Bay of Bengal, lay centered near latitude 8.1°N and longitude 84.2°E, about 330 km east-southeast of Trincomalee at 2330 hrs of 01 December.

The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Point-Pedro, close to Trincomalee around today (02 December) evening/night.

This Cyclonic strom with a wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting up to 95 kmph and it is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar.

As such, intemittent showers/thundershowers, strong or very strong gusty winds and rough or very rough seas can be expected in the sea areas in between 05N-12N, 79E-90E during next few days.

 

Weather:

05N-10N, 82E-85E      : Intermittent showers/thundershowers

05N-12N, 85E-100E    : Showers or thundershowers at times.

00-05N, 80E-100E     : Showers or thundershowers at a few places.

12N-17N, 80E-100E    : Showers or thundershowers at several places

Other sea areas              : Mainly fair weather.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winds:

04N-12N, 80E-90E      : Anticlockwise/ / (55-65) kmph; gusting up to 90 kmph.

12N-20N, 80E-100E    : Easterly to north-easterly / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 50 kmph.

Other sea areas             : Westerly to north-westerly / (20-30) kmph

 

Sea State:

04N-12N, 80E-90E      : Very rough, high at times.

12N-20N, 80E-100E    : Fairly high, rough at times

sea areas                     : Slight to moderate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabian Sea

 

 

 

Weather:

06N-10N, 75E-80E      : Intermittent showers/thundershowers

08N-12N, 70E-75E      : Showers or thundershowers at times.

05N-12N, 65E-70E      : Showers or thundershowers at a few places

Other sea areas              : Mainly fair.

Winds:

04N-10N, 76E-80E      : North-easterly or north-westerly/ (55-65) kmph; gusting up to 80 kmph.

Other sea areas              : North-easterly to Easterly / (25-35) kmph.

Sea State:

04N-10N, 76E-80E     : Very rough, high at times.

Other sea areas            : Slight to moderate

 

 

South Indian sea area

Weather:

05S-10S, 65E-95E       : Showers or thundershowers at times

EQ-05S, 65E-85E       : Showers or thundershowers at several places.

Other sea areas              : Mainly fair.

Winds:

06S-10S, 80E-90E      : Clockwise / (30-40) kmph; gusting up to 60 kmph.

00-06S, 60E-80E        : North-westerly to Westerly / (30-40) kmph

Other sea areas              : Westerly or variable / (20-30) kmph

Sea State:

06S-10S, 80E-90E        : Rough, very rough at times

00-06S, 60E-80E        : 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