ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)

Indian Ocean Forecast System (INDOFOS)


Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Kerala

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Kollam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Ponnani, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod) may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018due to the effect of high period (12-16sec) swell waves, having 1.8-2.3m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:TamilNadu South

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018due to the effect of high period (12-16sec) swell waves, having 1.9-2.3m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Lakshadweep

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Agati, Amini, Andrott, Bitra, Chetlat, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Kitan, Minicoy) may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.8-2.3 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Karnataka

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Udupi, Murudeswar, Gokarna, Mashem) may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.7-2.1m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Goa

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Marmugoa, Panjim, Vascoda Gama) may experience surges intermittently during 12:30 hours of 21-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.7-2.1 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Maharashtra

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Malvan, Munage, Phanase, Velas, Colaba, Gateway of India) may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-15 sec) swell waves, having 1.9 - 2.0m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Gujarat

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas (Jakhau, Mundra, Kandla, Navlakhi, Rozi, Porbandar, Kambhat, Dahej, Bhavnagar, Suvali, Vansi, Valsad) may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 21-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 22-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.8 - 2.0 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Nicobar

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas may experience surges intermittently during 05:30 hours of 22-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 23-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.9 - 2.1 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Andaman

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas may experience surges intermittently during 08:30 hours of 22-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 23-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (12-16 sec) swell waves, having 1.8 - 2.1 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Rough sea Warning

Issue Date: 20-04-2018 Region:West Bengal

There is a possibility that sea will be rough near shore and also the low lying areas may experience surges intermittently during 17:30 hours of 22-04-2018 to 23:30 hours of 23-04-2018 due to the effect of high period (18-22 sec) swell waves, having 1.0 - 1.5 m height.

The fishermen and coastal population are 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 is likely to be minimal.

Under the influence of steep pressure gradient, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 to 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and moderate to rough seas becoming very rough in gust very likely along and off West Bengal coast.

Fishermen are advised not to venture in to the sea during next 48 hours.

High Wind Alert

Issue Date: 21-04-2018 Region:Odisha

Strong and gusty surface wind speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast.

Fishermen of Odisha coast are advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea.

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