BMKG Asks Residents to Beware of High Waves in the South Sea of Yogyakarta

The Yogyakarta Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) urges fishermen and tourists on the south coast of Jogjakarta to be aware of high sea waves. In the next few days, it is estimated that the sea waves will reach 2.5 to 3.5 meters high. Berita Hari Ini

“This condition must be watched out for tourists around the coast and for fishermen with small-medium boats,” said Prakirawan Mlati Climatology Station of the BMKG Jogjakarta Indah Retno Wulan, as reported by Antara in Jogjakarta, Monday (12/4).

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Indah said the sea waves with the high category are expected to occur on the southern coast of Jogjakarta until April 16. The high waves occurred because at this time there was a weather disturbance in the form of low air pressure in southern Java with a pressure of 971 to 1,010 hpa.

In addition, he explained, rising sea waves were also triggered by a significant difference in air pressure between the southern hemisphere with a pressure of 971 hpa and the northern hemisphere with a pressure of 1,012 hpa in the Bay of Bengal. Berita Terkini

“The difference in air pressure then increases the wind speed in the water area and in turn triggers high waves,” said Indah Retno Wulan.

To increase the awareness of Jogjakarta residents, according to him, the Jogjakarta BMKG has issued an early warning of the potential for high waves in the southern waters of Jogjakarta. In addition to high waves, BMKG also said that the potential for light to moderate rain would flush all districts / cities from morning to night. Berita politik

He said, in the morning, light to moderate rain is expected to flush Kulon Progo, Bantul, the City of Jogjakarta, Gunung Kidul and Sleman. Next, from noon to evening the potential for light to moderate rain in Sleman, Kulon Progo, Bantul, Gunung Kidul, and the City of Jogjakarta.

“Meanwhile, at night, light rain has the potential to flush Sleman, Kulon Progo, Bantul, Gunung Kidul and the City of Jogjakarta,” said Indah Retno Wulan. Avril Lavigne Fanpage

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