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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Local Waters Forecast for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Issued at 5:10 am CDT on Monday 6 February 2023
for the period until midnight CDT Thursday 9 February 2023.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300 659 210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight will move east to be over the Tasman Sea today. Another high pressure system south of WA is expected to move to south of the Bight on Tuesday.

Forecast for Monday 6 February until midnight

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending southeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 February

Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the day then tending southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Thursday 9 February

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Monday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.