High wind wave alert

Port Blair
8 Jun 2018

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.5 meters during 17:30 hours on 08-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 10-06-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds may vary between 79 - 116 cm/sec. Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.0 meters are expected during 17:30 hours on 08-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 10-06-2018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds vary between 64 - 87 cm/sec. Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. 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.