Small Boats in Phuket Banned From Going Into The Sea

Phuket –

The Phuket Marine Office has issued a warning informing that small boats are being banned from leaving ports into the open sea until June 4th, 2023.

The Phuket Marine Office Chief Mr. Nachapong Pranit told the Phuket Express that according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), from May 30th to June 4th heavy rain will take place along with strong waves in the Andaman Sea up to three meters high in the open sea or more than three meters high in a thunderstorm area.

The Phuket Marine Office issued a warning on Tuesday (May 30th) for boat captains to be more careful when traveling at sea. Small boats of less than 10 meters length are being BANNED from leaving ports into the open sea from until June 4th, 2023.

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has warned of heavy rain across Thailand and possible flash floods in the southern and eastern regions.

  • Southern (Andaman Sea)

Possible rain with a chance of about 70 percent in Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun. Waves are more than three meters in thunderstorm areas.

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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.