Small Boats in Phuket To Be Banned Going to Sea For The Next Few Days

Phuket –

The Phuket Marine Office has issued a warning which will BAN small boats from leaving ports into the open sea in the next few days.

The Phuket Marine Office Chief Mr. Nachapong Pranit told the Phuket Express that according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), during May 11th to May 14th there will be heavy rain with strong waves in the Andaman Sea up to four meters high in the open sea or more than four meters high in a thunderstorm area.

The Phuket Marine Office has issued a warning for boat captains to be more careful when traveling in the sea. Small boats of less than 13 meters length will be BANNED from leaving ports into the open sea from May 11th to May 14th, 2023.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.