Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system south of Kangaroo Island is moving southeastwards and will weaken overnight. A high pressure system will develop to the southwest of the Bight during Thursday, and then move eastwards on the weekend, reaching the Tasman sea on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to westerly 20 to 25 knots, becoming west to southwesterly from mid evening, easing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres late evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 February

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Winds north of Brighton reaching 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the morning. Winds north of Grange reaching 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, reaching 1 to 1.5 metres north of Grange in the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Thursday.

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