Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front which moved over South Australian Coastal Waters today is now moving through Bass Strait. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight this evening. The high will move slowly eastwards to be centred south of Kangaroo Island on Thursday then over Tasmania on Friday. A weak trough will reach far western coasts late on Friday then extend to remaining coasts on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30knots, reducing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Wednesday 1 October

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the day then turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Thursday 2 October

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Friday 3 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 4 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Wednesday.

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