Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:59 pm CDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A 1017 hPa high pressure system centred south of Kangaroo Island will move southeastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A hot to very hot and strengthening northerly airstream will develop on Sunday and Monday ahead of a cold front moving over the far west late Sunday then across western and central coasts during Monday to be near Adelaide late Monday evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Grange until early evening, turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 17 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon then tending east to northeasterly late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 18 December

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the day then shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 19 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Wednesday 20 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the day then becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 CDT Sunday.

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