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Ports hoist warning signal

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    16 October 2020

  • location

    Gujarat coast, India

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A well‐marked low pressure area lies over Eastcentral Arabian Sea off North Maharashtra coast with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to mid‐tropospheric levels. It is very likely to move West‐northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over Eastcentral & adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea off North Maharashtra‐South Gujarat coasts during next 24 hours.

HOIST LOCAL CAUTIONARY SIGNAL NUMBER III(LCS-III) AT ALL PORTS OF NORTH AND SOUTH GUJARAT COAST.

WIND WARNING:
Squally weather, winds will be 40 to 50 kmph from Northeasterly to Easterly direction. Wind speed in gust may temperately reach 60 kmph. Sea will be very rough with waves from Northeasterly to Easterly direction for South Gujarat coast on 16th October 2020.

SEA CONDITION:
Strong winds with wind speed 45 to 55 kmph, gusting to 65 kmph, Sea will be very rough along and off South Gujarat coast on 17th October 2020…

...HIGH WAVE AND WIND WARNING:
High waves in the range of 2.6 - 4.0 meters are forecasted during the next three days along the coast of Gujarat from Diu to Okha and from Mandvi to Jakhau.
Surface Current speeds vary between 50 - 160 cm/sec.

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at india@gac.com)

Source: India Meteorological Department Port Warning No – 1 issued at 1330 hours IST on 16 October 2020

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