Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:52 pm CST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards and weaken ahead of a weak cold front moving across southern coasts late Saturday and early Sunday. A new high will develop south of the Bight on Sunday, then extend a ridge across the State early next week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 25 August

Winds
Northeasterly below 10 knots, tending north to northwest in the afternoon period.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower south of Port Noarlunga.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming northwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming west to southwesterly in the late afternoon and variable in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower south of Port Noarlunga, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 27 August

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southeast to easterly during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre north of Brighton during the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Monday 28 August

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming northwesterly during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 Friday.

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