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Strong wind and high waves tomorrow

12:11pm 10/02/2016 Ann Vivien 13 views Current Issue,National


KUALA LUMPUR:  Strong north-easterly winds with speeds of between 50 and 60 kilometres per hour, causing waves as high as 4.5 metres, are
expected in the waters off Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, eastern Johor and Sarawak until tomorrow.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department said such weather condition was dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services.

It said in a statement today the waters off Sabah (Interior, West Coast and Kudat districts) and the Federal Territory of Labuan would also be exposed to the strong north-easterly winds with speeds of between 40 and 50 kmph and waves as high as 3.5 metres.

“This weather condition, which is dangerous to small craft, recreational sea activities and sea sports, is expected to persist until Thursday,” it said.

Meanwhile, the department also warned of strong north-easterly winds with speeds of 60 kmph, causing waves more than 4.5 metres high, in the waters off Condore, Reef North and Layang-Layang until Thursday.

Strong north-easterly winds with speeds of between 50 and 60 kmph, with waves up to 4.5 metres high, were also expected to occur in the waters off Samui, Tioman, Reef South and Kuching until tomorrow, the department said.

It warned of strong north-easterly winds of between 40 and 50 kmph, with waves up to 3.5 metres, in the waters off Palawan and Labuan until Thursday.

This condition was dangerous to all coastal and shipping activities, it said. – BERNAMA

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