High wind wave alert

Port Blair
18 Aug 2018

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.5 - 3.8 meters between 17:30 hours on 18-08-2018 to 23:30 hours of 20-08-2018 along the west coast of Andaman Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 39 - 59 cm/sec. In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.5 - 3.8 meters are forecast during 17:30 hours on 18-08-2018 to 23:30 hours of 20-08-2018 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands from Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel.  Current speeds may vary between 74 - 111 cm/sec.  Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing 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.