Tall wave forecast for ANI coast

Port Blair
13 Jul 2017

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.3 meters between 17:30 hours on 13-07-2017 to 23:30 hours of 15-07-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 68 – 88 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 and Nicobar coast. Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea. In Nicobar, high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.3 meters are expected during 17:30 hours on 13-07-2017 to 23:30 hours of 15-07-2017 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Great Channel. Current speeds may vary between 74 - 98 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 and 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.