KUALA LUMPUR, (June 17) — Strong south-westerly winds and choppy sea conditions in the waters of Langkawi, Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Sabah (Kudat and the West Coast) are expected to continue to occur until Sunday.
The Malaysian Meteorologial Department said in a statement today that strong south-westerly winds blowing at a speed of between 40 and 50 kilometres per hour and waves as high as 3.5 metres in the area would be dangerous for small boats, recreation and sea sports.
The waters of Phuket, northern Melaka Straits, Samui, Condore, Reef North, Layang-layang and Palawan were also expected to experience a similar condition.
The statement also warned of thunder storms in the waters of Condore, Samui, Sulu and Reef North which were expected to continue until late this afternoon.
This would result in strong winds blowing at a speed of up to 50 kilometres per hour and choppy sea with waves as high as 3.5 metres which would be dangerous for small boats.—BERNAMA