Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:13 am CDT on Thursday 18 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across the south of the State this morning. A high will develop over the Bight on Friday, then move slowly east as a broad trough develops over western parts of the State during the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Westerly 15 to 20 knots, turning southwest 20 to 25 knots from late morning, then tending south to southwest 15 to 20 knots early evening and easing to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres, reaching 0.5 to 1 metre in the far south.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Friday 19 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly below 10 knots. Afternoon southwesterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots, turning southwest to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny morning.

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 Thursday.

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