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West Coast of India, Lakshadweep, South Tamil Nadu, Bay of Bengal, and Kerala are expected to experience high energy swell waves from tomorrow till Sunday. 

National Disaster Management Authority has issued alerts advising communities along the seashore particularly tomorrow and the day after as there is a possibility of surging of waves during the high tide times, in the low lying areas of the coasts during such events. 

It has advised people to stay away from coasts and do not indulge in water based recreational activity during the period.The advisory says, that the boats may be anchored at a fair distance from each other to avoid collision and damage. 

In its advisory, the NDMA said, as per the latest multi-model based operational wave



forecasting system at INCOIS, Hyderabad, there is a strong indication that high energy swell waves with heights between two to three meter and periods between 17 to 22 seconds are likely to be experienced in the seas around the country. 

The higher waves will be first experienced along the west coast of India and Lakshadweep by morning hours tomorrow and subsequently the Bay of Bengal by Sunday. 

In the Bay of Bengal, the high swell waves regime is likely to continue and decrease only around Tuesday. The NDMA said the low lying coast of Kerala and West Bengal are particularly vulnerable. 

It has advised the public to check the INCOIS website for further information and updation of the event.




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