FISHERMEN WARNING
 

WEATHER WARNING FOR FISHERMEN

 

ISSUED AT 2300 HRS IST OF 20.08.2019

TAMILNADU AND

 PUDUCHERRY COASTS

 

NIL

SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN:

Day 1(20-08-2019) to Day 3(22-08-2019): Strong winds from southwesterly direction speed reaching 45-55 kmph likely to prevail over Southwest Arabian Sea.

Day 1(20-08-2019): Strong winds from southwesterly direction speed reaching 45-55 kmph likely to prevail over Southeast Bay of Bengal.

Day 2(21-08-2019) & Day 4(23-08-2019): Strong winds from southwesterly direction speed reaching 45-55 kmph likely to prevail over Southwest Bay of Bengal.

Day 3(22-08-2019) & Day 4(23-08-2019): Strong winds from southwesterly direction speed reaching 45-55 kmph likely to prevail over Central Bay of Bengal.

Fishermen are advised not to venture into these sea areas for the above mentioned dates.

INCOIS BULLETIN:

         High waves in the range of 2.8 - 3.4 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 20-08-2019 to 23:30 hours of 22-08-2019 along the coast of Southern Tamil Nadu from Kolachal to Dhanushkodi.

         It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Ramanathapuram) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 14:30 hours (IST) of 21-08-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 23-08-2019 due to the effect of high period (15-19 sec) swell waves, having 2.3-3.1 m height.

  • The fishermen and coastal population are advised to be cautious on the following during this period:

1.       There is a possibility of surging of waves during the high tide times, in the low lying areas of the coasts during this period.

2.       Boats plying very near to the coasts may be avoided during this period as the coastal regions will experience its effect more.

3.       The boats may be anchored at a fair distance from each other, to avoid collision and damage.

4.       The water based recreational activity at the coast be suspended during these events.

5.       Taking out the boats from the shore to the sea and back can be avoided.

6.       The effects of these events in the open ocean are likely to be minimal.

 

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