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High wave predicted

Port Blair ,

High waves in the range of 3.0 - 3.5 meters are forecasted during 17:30 hours on 30-07-2015 to 23:30 hours of 01-08-2015 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel to Coco Channel. Current speeds vary between 61 - 79 cm/sec. Under the influence of Cyclonic Storm 'KOMEN' over North East Bay of Bengal and moderate to strong south west monsoon, strong southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kilometer per hour and generally rough seas likely along and off Andaman and Nicobar coast.

  Meanwhile, high waves in the range of 2.5-2.9 meters have been forecast during 20:30 hours on 30-07-2015 to 23:30 hours of 01-08-2015 along the west coast of Nicobar Islands between Ten Degree Channel to Great Channel. Current speeds is vary between 85 - 107 cm/sec.  Under the influence of Cyclonic Storm, 'KOMEN' over North East Bay of Bengal and moderate to strong south west monsoon, strong southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kilometer per hour and generally rough seas is 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 in case of any emergency contact in the following phone numbers of State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres.