The Southern Meteorological Center (West Coast) issued a warning on Saturday (July 1st) for heavy rain, strong wind, and waves for the Andaman area including Phuket.
From July 1st to July 2nd, 2023 a strong southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea and the Southern west coast of Thailand. This can cause heavy rain in some areas. The affected areas include Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun. People should be aware of possible severe weather conditions.
Waves in the Andaman Sea are up to three meters high and more than three meters high in thunderstorm areas. All ships should proceed with caution and avoid thunderstorm areas. Small boats should be kept ashore.