High wind wave alert

Port Blair
14 Jun 2018

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 4.1 meters between 17:30 hours on 14-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 16-06-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 57 - 89 cm/sec. Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, Strong Southwesterly wind speed exceeding 45kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.5 meters are expected during 17:30 hours on 14-06-2018 to 23:30 hours of 16-06-2018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds may vary between 55 - 85 cm/sec. Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea. Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest monsoon current, Strong Southwesterly wind speed exceeding 45kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea for next 48hrs. 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.