Tall wind wave alert

Port Blair
17 Oct 2017

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad, has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.6 meters during 17:30 hours on 17-10-2017 to 23:30 hours of 19-10-2017 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 112 - 154 cm/sec. Under the influence of Well marked Low Pressure Area over Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Bay of Bengal, strong Southwest to Westerly wind speed between 35 and 45 km per hour gusting to 55 km per hour and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman coast. Fishermen have been advised not to venture in to the sea.
High waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.4 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 17-10-2017 to 23:30 hours of 19-10-2017 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Great Channel. Current speeds vary between 108 - 135 cm/sec. Under the influence of well marked Low Pressure Area over Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Bay of Bengal, strong Southwest to Westerly wind speed between 35 and 45 km per hour gusting to 55 km per hour and rough to very rough seas likely along and off Nicobar coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture in to the sea. The general public is advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres in case of any emergency.