BMKG: Alert Wave 4.0 Meter Height, Jakarta - The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) urges citizens to be wary of high ocean waves, especially for those who travel by sea transportation.
BMKG data Tuesday (1/22) morning, explaining, ocean waves that can reach 1.25 meters to 2.50 meters. The high waves are expected to occur in the waters north of Pangkal Pinang, the Gelasa Strait, the northern Bangka Strait, the southern Bangka Strait, and the Thousand Islands waters.
Sea waves with a height of 2.5 meters to 4.0 meters are predicted to occur in the southern Karimata Strait, western Java Sea, northern West Java waters, southern West Java waters, southern Indian Ocean in West Java, south Banten waters and Indian Ocean south of Banten.
Wind in the north West Java waters generally blow from west to northwest with wind speeds between 10-30 knots and winds in the southern waters of western Java generally blow from southwest to northwest with wind speeds between 12-25 knots.
Residents who will depart from ports such as Tanjung Priok, Sunda Kelapa, Marunda, Kalibaru, Kali Adem and PPS Nizam Zachman are encouraged to remain vigilant.
Data collected from the official website of also warns of light rain throughout the Jakarta area. Light rain is also expected to cover the northern waters of West Java and southern Banten waters. The predicted sea wave height and wind speed are expected to last until 19:00 WIB. rk