WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING
NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 19 October 2019)
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 Kankasanturai to Batticaloa via Trincomalee.
Winds will be South-westerly in direction and speed will be (20-40) kmph in the sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Batticaloa via Colombo and Galle.
Winds will be variable in direction and speed will be (10-20) kmph in the other sea areas around the island.
Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.