BMKG: Beware waves as high as four meters still plagued Indonesian waters
Elshinta.com – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) appealed to the public to be aware of the potential for waves as high as 1.25 to 4 meters were likely visited a number of Indonesian waters period (27-30) September 2019.
Wind patterns in the northern part of Indonesia in general of the Northeast-Southeast at speeds of 4-25 knots while in the southern region of Indonesia from the east-southeast at a speed of 4-25 knots.
The highest wind speed observed in the waters of western Lampung, southern part of the Sunda Strait, waters south Banten, waters south Kalimantan, Java Sea, the southern part of the Makassar Strait, the Strait of Bone southern Banda Sea, and the waters of Raja Ampat Arafuru-Sorong. These conditions resulted in an increase in wave height in the surrounding area.
According to the results of monitoring BMKG, the areas to be hit by waves as high as 1.25 meters to 2.50 meters (medium), North Bodies Sabang, Sabang Aquatic Banda Aceh, Aceh Barat Bodies, Bodies P.Simeulue East, East Bodies Kep. Mentawai, Sape Strait Southern Section, the Strait of Sumba Section West, Savu Sea, Bodies of Water South Kupang-Rote, Natuna Sea North, Karimata Strait, the Sea of Western Java, Bodies of Water South Kalimantan, Bodies Kotabaru, Water North East Java Until Kangean Island, Makassar Strait South section, Marine Bali, Sumbawa Sea, Gulf of Bone in the South, East Bodies Wakatobi Islands, the Banda Sea, South Bodies Letti Up Tanimbar Islands, South Bodies KAI Up Aru Islands, Sea Arafuru.
While the region will be hit by waves as high as 2.50 meters to 4.0 meters (height) is West Water P.Simuelue Until Mentawai Islands, Bodies p. Enggano-Bengkulu, Lampung Barat Bodies, Sunda Strait Southern, Western Indian Ocean Sumatra, Java South Bodies By Sumba, Bali-Lombok Strait-South Section Alas, the Indian Ocean south of Java Until NTT, Central Part of the Java Sea To the East.
Please note the high risk to the safety of shipping: Fishing Boat (wind speed of more than 15 knots and wave heights above 1:25 m), Barge (wind speeds of over 16 knots and wave heights above 1.5 m), Ferry (wind speed over of 21 knots and wave heights above 2.5 m), Boat as Cargo Ship Size / Cruise (wind speed over 27 knots and wave heights above 4.0 m).
Reporting from BMKG remsi release, requested to the people who live and move in coastal areas likely to occur around the high tide to remain always vigilant.