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2020-12-03

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 04 December 2020

The cyclonic storm ‘BUREVI’ has weakend into a Deep depressin and located about 143 km to the west-northwest of Mannar at around 02.30 a.m today.

Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the deep and shallow-sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanthureyi until tonight.

Condition of Rain:

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

Winds:

Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanthureyi . wind speed will be (55-65) kmph and wind speed can increase up to 75 kmph at times over these sea areas.

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas extending from   Galle to Hambanthota via Mathara . Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph and wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in these sea areas.

Winds will be south-westerly or variable in the other sea areas   around the island and the wind speed will be (30-40) kmph.

State of Sea:

The deep and shallow-sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanthureyi can be very rough at times.

The sea areas extending from Galle to Hambanthota via Mathara can be rough at times.

There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthureyi via Mannar may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having (0.5-1.0) m height perticularly in the morning hours.