Fleet Forecast for Area - E
Issued by the National Meteorological Center, Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka.
Valid period: 2020.02.27/0600UTC to 2020.02.27/1400UTC
Issued at 0000UTC on 2020.02.27
To: CBO Radio/Fisheries/SL Navy/CBO Port/Coast Guard
Synoptic situation: -
Shear line is approximately along: 01N 60E, 02S 70E, 01S 80E, 04S 90E, 06S 100E.
ITCZ is approximately along : 06S 60E, 06S 70E, 05S 80E, 09S 90E, 08S 100E.
North of Shear line:
NE’ly /(10-20) kts, gusting up to 25 kts in sections 05, 10, 15 and 30
In between Shearline and ITCZ:
West of 72E: N’ly to NW’ly / (10-15) kts
In between 72E and 90E: N’ly to NW’ly / (10-20) kts
East of 90E: NE’ly or VRB / (05-15) kts
South of ITCZ:
West of 80E: E’ly or VRB / (10-15) kts
East of 80E: SE’ly or VRB / (10-20) kts
OCNL Showers / T’Showers in sections: 50
SCT Showers / T’Showers in sections: 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 55, 60, 65, 70 and 75
ISOL Showers / T’Showers in sections: 15 and 80
Mainly fair weather elsewhere.
Fairly rough to rough in sections 05, 10 and 30
Moderate, fairly rough at times in sections 15 and 25
Moderate in sections 45 and 50
Slight to Moderate elsewhere.
The next Fleet Forecast will be issued at 1200UTC 2020.02.27