BULLETIN FOR MET AREA IX

VALID FOR 24 HOURS COMMENCING FROM 1900 UTC DATED 16-06-2019

BY PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

     PART I        :  HIGH SEA & STRONG WIND WARNING.

    PART II     :   THE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM "VAYU" OVER NORTHEAST & ADJOINING NORTHWEST & CENTRAL

                     ARABIAN SEA MOVED EAST-NORTHEASTWARDS IN LAST SIX HOURS, WEAKENED INTO A CYCLONIC

                     STORM AND LAY CENTRED AT 1500UTC OF 16TH JUNE, 2019 NEAR LAT.21.1N AND LONG.65.3E

                     ABOUT 275NM SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF KARACHI. THE SYSTEM IS VERY LIKELY TO WEAKEN INTO

                     A DEEP DEPRESSION DURING NEXT 12 HOURS. THE SYSTEM IS VERY LIKELY TO MOVE

                     NORTHEASTWARDS. 

   PART -III : FORECAST:

SUB AREA NO.1 NORTH ARABIAN SEA

WIND

SE/NE'LY BECMG SW/W'LY 10-15KT GUSTING 25KT NORTH OF 24N.                 

CYCLONIC 40-45 GUSTING 55KT NORTH OF 24N.   

WEATHER

PARTLY CLOUDY/CLOUDY WITH WIDESPREAD THUNDERSHOWERS/RAIN IN SOUTH-SOUTHEASTERN SECTOR.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR TO VERY POOR IN SHOWERS.  

STATE OF SEA

MODERATE/ROUGH, HIGH TO VERY HIGH IN SOUTHEASTERN SECTOR.

SUB AREA NO. 2     GULF OF OMAN

WIND

SE'LY BECMG SW/NW'LY 07-12KT GUSTING 22KT NORTH OF 24N.

SE/SW'LY 12-18KT GUSTING 25KT SOUTH OF 24N.

WEATHER

PARTLY CLOUDY WITH HAZY MORNING.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR IN HAZE.  

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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

WIND

CYCLONIC 40-45 GUSTING 55KT NORTH OF 18N AND EAST OF 65E.

NW/SW'LY 22-27KT GUSTING 35KT NORTH OF 18N AND WEST OF 65E.

SW'LY 22-27KT GUSTING 35KT SOUTH OF 18N AND EAST OF 63E.

SW'LY 27-33KT GUSTING 40KT SOUTH OF 18N AND WEST OF 63E.

WEATHER

PARTLY CLOUDY/CLOUDY WITH WIDESPREAD THUNDERSHOWERS/RAIN IN

NORTH-NORTHEASTERN SECTOR.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE MAY BE POOR TO VERY POOR IN SHOWERS.  

STATE OF SEA

ROUGH/VERY ROUGH TO HIGH/VERY HIGH IN NORTHEASTERN SECTOR.

SUB AREA NO. 4    GULF OF ADEN

WIND

SW'LY 17-21KT GUSTING 35KT WEST OF 50E.

SW'LY 22-27KT GUSTING 40KT EAST OF 50E.

WEATHER

FAIR/PARTLY CLOUDY.

VISIBILITY

MODERATE. 

STATE OF SEA

ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH OCCASIONALLY HIGH.

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

PART 1           : NIL.
PART II          : LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GULF SEA.          

PART III         : FORECASTS.

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

WIND

NW'LY 8-28KT/25KT AT NORTH AREA AT TIMES.

WEATHER

SOME CLOUDS.

VISIBILITY

GOOD.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE.

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

WIND

NW-NE'LY 5-15KT/18KT AT TIMES.

WEATHER

SOME CLOUDS.

VISIBILITY

GOOD.

STATE OF SEA

SLIGHT/MODERATE.