Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:24 am CDT on Sunday 26 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move over the Far West Coast this afternoon, then extend to near Port Lincoln late evening and over remaining coasts early Monday morning. A ridge of high pressure will develop over the Bight following the front on Monday and Tuesday, ahead of another cold front moving over coastal waters on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly below 10 knots, becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early evening and increasing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 March

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore south of Brighton, shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots throughout before dawn and easing to 15 to 20 knots north of Grange late morning then throughout early evening, tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Southwest to westerly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots late morning. Winds becoming southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 3:50 pm CDT Sunday.

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