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Indian Ocean Forecast System (INDOFOS)


High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:TamilNadu

High waves in the range of 2.0 - 3.4 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 09-12-2019 to 23:30 hours of 11-12-2019 along the coast of Tamil Nadu from Kolachal to Pulicat.
Surface Current speeds vary between 70 - 80 cm/sec.

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 03:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (16-19 sec) swell waves, having 2.0 ? 2.5 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 is likely to be minimal.

WEATHER WARNING FOR FISHERMEN FOR TAMILNADU AND PUDUCHERRY COASTS

The deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09th December, 2019, over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.6N and longitude 60.0E, about 700 km east-southeast of Socotra Island (Yemen) and 1780 km west-northwest of Kochi (Kerala). It is very likely to weaken into a depression during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 12 hours and west-southwestwards thereafter.

WEATHER WARNING FOR FISHERMEN FOR OTHER THAN TAMILNADU AND PUDUCHERRY COASTS: Wind warning: Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over west-central & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours. It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over west-central & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10th December, 2019.

The fishermen are advised not to venture into west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Lakshadweep

High waves in the range of 2.5 - 3.5 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 09-12-2019 to 23:30 hours of 11-12-2019 along the coast of Lakshadweep Islands from Minicoy to Bitra.
Surface Current speeds vary between 55 - 85 cm/sec.

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Amini, Kavaratti and Kiltan Islands) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 03:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (16-19 sec) swell waves, having 2.2 - 2.8 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 is likely to be minimal.

Special weather bulletin:

The deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09th December, 2019, over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.6N and longitude 60.0E, about 700 km east-southeast of Socotra Island (Yemen) and 1780 km west-northwest of Kochi (Kerala). It is very likely to weaken into a depression during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 12 hours and west-southwestwards thereafter.

Warnings:

(i) Wind warning

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours.

It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10th December, 2019.

(ii) Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Gujarat

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Kutch, Morbi, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Porbandar, Rajkot, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir-Somnath) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 15:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (15-19 sec) swell waves, having 2.0 - 2.8 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 is likely to be minimal.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION:-

Sub: Deep Depression over southwest Arabian Sea

The depression over southwest Arabian Sea further intensified into deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea at 0530 hrs IST of 09.12.2019 and moved northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09 th December, 2019, over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.6 N and longitude 60.0 E, about 700 km east-southeast of Socotra Island (Yemen) and 1780 km west-northwest of Kochi (Kerala). It is very likely to weaken into a depression during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 12 hours and west-southwestwards thereafter.

Fishermen Warning for North and South Gujarat Coast.

No warning for fishermen for next 5 days, from 09th December to 13th December 2019.

WARNING FOR OTHER COASTS AND OPEN SEA AREA:

Wind warning

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral& adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours. It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral& adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10th December, 2019.

Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th& 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Karnataka

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Udupi, Murudeswar, Gokarna, Mashem) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 03:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (16-19 sec) swell waves, having 1.9 - 2.7 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 is likely to be minimal.

Special weather bulletin:

The deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09th December, 2019, over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.6N and longitude 60.0E, about 700 km east-southeast of Socotra Island (Yemen) and 1780 km west-northwest of Kochi (Kerala). It is very likely to weaken into a depression during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 12 hours and west-southwestwards thereafter.

Warnings:

(i) Wind warning

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours.

It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10th December, 2019.

(ii) Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Kerala

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Kollam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Ponnani, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargod) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 03:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (16-19 sec) swell waves, having 1.9 - 2.4 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 is likely to be minimal.

Special weather bulletin:

The deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09th December, 2019, over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.6N and longitude 60.0E, about 700 km east-southeast of Socotra Island (Yemen) and 1780 km west-northwest of Kochi (Kerala). It is very likely to weaken into a depression during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 12 hours and west-southwestwards thereafter.

Warnings:

(i) Wind warning

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours.

It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10th December, 2019.

(ii) Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Maharashtra

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Malvan, Munage, Phanase, Velas, Colaba, Gateway of India) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 06:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (15-19 sec) swell waves, having 1.9 - 2.7 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 is likely to be minimal.

Warning for coastal areas for North Maharashtra - Goa coast (upto 75km from the coast) :- NIL

Warning for coastal areas for South Maharashtra - Goa coast (upto 75km from the coast) :- NIL

Warning for High Sea and other coasts (Beyond 75km from the coast):-

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours. It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10 th December, 2019.

Fishermen Warning: The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

High Wave And Wind Alert

Issue Date: 09-12-2019 Region:Goa

It is forecasted that sea will be rough near shore and the low lying areas (Mormugoa, Panjim, Vasco da Gama) may experience surges (gushing of sea water into these areas) intermittently during 03:00 hours (IST) of 10-12-2019 to 23:30 hours (IST) of 11-12-2019 due to the effect of high period (15-19 sec) swell waves, having 1.8 - 2.5m 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 is likely to be minimal.

Warning for coastal areas for North Maharashtra - Goa coast (upto 75km from the coast) :- NIL

Warning for coastal areas for South Maharashtra - Goa coast (upto 75km from the coast) :- NIL

Warning for High Sea and other coasts (Beyond 75km from the coast):-

Squally weather (wind speed 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) is very likely to prevail over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 06 hours. It is likely to reduce becoming squally wind speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph by today evening for the subsequent 12 hours. It is likely to further decrease gradually, becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea by the morning of tomorrow, the 10 th December, 2019.

Fishermen Warning: The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on 9th & 10th December, 2019.

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