Ombak 4 Meter Threatens the Waters of South Cilacap
– A four meter high wave threatens shipping activities in the waters south of Cilacap and surrounding areas until October 26, 2018. For this reason, fishermen are asked to be careful and pay attention to safety when they go to sea. potentially occur October 23-26. The cause is a 37 km / hour wind that consistently occurs in the waters of West Lampung, the waters south of Banten to West Java, and the Indian Ocean west of Lampung to the south of Banten. “This condition resulted in an increase in wave height in these areas,” said BMKG volunteer Cilacap Meteorological Station, Adnan Dendy Mardika in a written statement, Wednesday (10/24/2018). He said, the 2.5-4 meter wave height had the chance to occur in the waters south of Cilacap, the waters south of Kebumen, the waters south of Purworejo, and the waters south of Yogyakarta . Besides that the big waves also threaten the Indian Ocean south of Cilacap, the south Indian Ocean Kebumen, the Indian Ocean south of Purworejo, and the Indian Ocean south of Yogyakarta. He added, it is important to pay attention to the high risk of shipping safety. Among them are Fishing Boat (wind speed of more than 15 knots and wave height above 1.25 m), Barge (wind speed of more than 16 knots and wave height above 1.5 m), Ferry (wind speed of more than 21 knots and wave heights above 2.5 m), Large Size Ships such as Cargo Ships / Cruise Ships (wind speeds of more than 27 knots and wave height above 4 m). “People, fishermen, and ships carrying out activities in the south coast of Java, please consider these conditions, “he concluded.