MARINE METEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN FOR MET AREA IX

VALID FOR 24 HOURS COMMENCING FROM 0700 UTC DATED 20-01-2017

       BY PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

PART I : NIL.

PART II : NIL.

PART -III: FORECAST:

SUB AREA NO.1 NORTH ARABIAN SEA

WIND

NE/SE'LY 22-27 GUSTING 33KT NORTH OF 24N.

NE/ELY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT OF 24N.

WEATHER

PARTLY CLOUDY/CLOUDY WITH CHANCES OF RAIN IN NORTHERN SECTOR.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR IN RAIN.

STATE OF SEA

MODERATE/ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

SUB AREA NO. 2     GULF OF OMAN

WIND

E/SELY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT NORTH OF 24N.

NE/ELY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT SOUTH OF 24N.

WEATHER

PARTLY CLOUDY/CLOUDY WITH CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORM/RAIN.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR IN RAIN.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN NORTHERN SECTOR.

SUB AREA NO. 3     CENTRAL NORTH ARABIAN SEA (12N/55E, 12N/63E, 20N/58E, 20N/67E)

WIND

NELY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT NORTH OF 18N AND EAST OF 65E.

NE/E'LY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT NORTH OF 18N AND WEST OF 65E.

NELY 12-18KT GUSTING 24KT SOUTH OF 18N AND EAST OF 63E.

NE/ELY 15-20KT GUSTING 25KT SOUTH OF 18N AND WEST OF 63E.

WEATHER

FAIR/PARTLY CLOUDY WITH HAZY/MISTY MORNING.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR IN HAZE/MIST.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

SUB AREA NO. 4    GULF OF ADEN

WIND

NE/E'LY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT WEST OF 50E.

NE/ELY 17-21KT GUSTING 27KT EAST OF 50E.

WEATHER

FAIR/PARTLY CLOUDY WITH HAZY/MISTY MORNING.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR IN HAZE/MIST.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN WESTERN SECTOR.

SUB AREA NO. 5  ARABIAN GULF (PREPARED BY QATAR METEOROLOGY DEPARTMENT)

PART I : NIL

PART II : HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF AREA.    

PART III : FORECASTS:

SUB AREA NO.(1)    : NORTH OF THE GULF SEA (AREA AGN)  

WIND

SE'LY - NE'LY 06-16 KT BECMG NW'LY GUSTING 21KT.

WEATHER

FAIR /PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SCATTERED RAIN.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT MODERATE.

SUB AREA NO. (2) SOUTH OF THE GULF SEA (AREA AGS)

WIND

SE'LY - NE'LY 06-16 KT BECMG NW'LY.

WEATHER

FAIR /PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SCATTERED RAIN.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT MODERATE.