Andaman Sea


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Andaman Sea

n
(Placename) part of the Bay of Bengal, between the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Malay Peninsula

An′daman Sea′


n.
a part of the Bay of Bengal, E of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Andaman Sea - part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay PeninsulaAndaman Sea - part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula
Bay of Bengal - an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
Gulf of Martaban - an arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar
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Squally weather likely to prevail along and off Odisha-West Bengal coasts, North Andaman Sea.
An estimated 25,000 Rohingya crossed the Andaman Sea for Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia in 2015, many drowning in unsafe and overloaded boats.
A military plane crashed into the Andaman Sea in 2017, killing all 122 people on board in one of the deadliest aviation accidents in the country's history.
Nestled between Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia, Thailand enjoys the warm-water coastlines of both the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.
On Saturday night, it had begun to head towards the Andaman Sea.
The Meteorological Department also said that waves three to five meters high were possible in the Gulf of Thailand on the east coast, and two to three meters high in the Andaman Sea on the west coast.
It said waves 3 to 5 meters (yards) high were possible in the Gulf of Thailand and 2 to 3 meters (yards) high in the Andaman Sea on the west coast.
The Similan islands, located 80 kilometres north-west of Phuket, are one of the best-known island groups in the Andaman Sea. The area's renowned corals and marine life have suffered in recent years as tourism to the islands increased.
The Norway-built buoys costing RM7.2 million were deployed in 2006 in three locations - the Andaman Sea, Sulu Sea and South China Sea.
Strong wind and waves are expected to reach two to three meters high in the Andaman Sea, according to Phuket's English newspaper the Phuket News.
Departing from Abu Dhabi, the luxury cruise liner offers several itineraries, sailing as far as the Andaman Sea in South East Asia.