Strong winds, rough seas warning – MeTMalaysia

 

The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has forecasted strong winds and rough seas (second category) over waters off Condore and northwest of Reef North until Thursday.

In a statement today, the department said there will be strong north-easterly winds of 50 to 60 kmh with waves reaching heights of up to 4.5 metres there.

“These high winds and rough seas are dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services,” it said today.

The department also issued first category alerts for several areas until Thursday.

The affected areas are south-eastern waters of Samui, Tioman, north Bunguran, Reef North, Layang-Layang, west Palawan, east Johor, Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan.

These areas will experience strong north-easterly winds of 40 to 50 kmh with waves reaching heights of up to 3.5 metres.

The department said the situation would be dangerous to small boats, sea recreation and sea sports.

NST

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