Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge of high pressure is positioned over the north of the South Australia. A low pressure system and associated upper disturbance will develop near the western border on Thursday and then move eastwards during the day and clear to the east Friday morning. A high pressure ridge will extend across from the west on Friday in the wake of the low.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Thursday 1 September

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the morning then southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 2 September

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 3 September

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then turning southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 4 September

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest to northwesterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Thursday.

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