High wind wave alert

Port Blair
28 May 2018

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 – 5.4 meters during 5.30 pm on 28-05-2018 to 11.30 pm of 30-05-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 57 - 92 cm/sec. In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.5 - 3.6 meters are forecasted during  5.30 pm on 28-05-2018 to 11.30 pm of 30-05-2018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds vary between 44 - 75 cm/sec. Due to strong Southwest monsoon current over Andaman sea, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 40 and 50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph and rough to very rough seas very likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast. Fishermen have been advised not to venture in to the sea during next 48 hours. The general public have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres in case of any emergency.