Beware of High Waves up to 6 Meters in Lampung Waters

Beware of High Waves up to 6 Meters in Lampung Waters
Beware of High Waves up to 6 Meters in Lampung Waters

JAKARTA, iNews.id – High waves of up to 6 meters have the potential to occur in several Indonesian waters, one of which is in Lampung. This high wave is predicted to occur on September 23-24, 2022.

“Very high waves in the range of 4.0-6.0 meters are likely to occur in the western waters of the Enggano Islands – Lampung, the West Indian Ocean, the Enggano-Lampung Islands, the western and southern Sunda Strait, the southern waters of Banten-NTB, the Bali-Alas Strait. – Southern Lombok, South Indian Ocean, Java-NTB,” the BMKG wrote in its official statement, Friday (23/9/2022).

BMKG said the potential for high waves in some of these areas could pose a risk to shipping safety.

“The BMKG urges the public to always be vigilant, especially for fishermen who operate using modes of transportation such as fishing boats if the wind speed is more than 15 knots and the wave height is above 1.25 m,” he wrote.

Then it is also dangerous for barges if wind speed is more than 16 knots and wave height is above 1.5 m, ferries (wind speed is more than 21 knots and wave height is above 2.5 m).

Editor : Nur Ichsan Yuniarto

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