High wind wave forecast

Port Blair
8 Jun 2017

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.9 meters between 17:30 hours on 08-06-2017 to 23:30 hours of 10-06-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel. Current speeds may vary between 125 - 157 cm/sec.  Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.  In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.9 meters are expected between 17:30 hours on 08-06-2017 to 23:30 hours of 10-06-2017 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Great Channel. Current speeds vary between 92 - 124 cm/sec.  Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.  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.