High wind wave alert

Port Blair
11 Jun 2018

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.5 meters during 5.30 pm on 11-06-2018 to 11.30 pm of 13-06-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds may vary between 102 - 151 cm/sec. Due to strong southwest monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed  between 45 and 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 - 3.7 meters are expected during 17:30 hours on 11-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 13-06-2018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds vary between 71 - 86 cm/sec.  Due to strong Southwest monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 45 and 55kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture in to 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.