Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm CST on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the east of the State is moving rapidly eastwards and will reach the Tasman sea on Friday. A weak front is expected to move over the south early Saturday followed by another high moving to the south of the Bight, reaching the Tasman sea later Sunday. A low pressure trough will move into the west of the State on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southerly about 10 knots, becoming southeast to easterly around 5 knots late evening.
Seas
around 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Friday 25 April

Winds
East to northeasterly about 5 knots tending northeast to northerly 10 to 15 knots around mid morning then tending north to northwesterly in the afternoon and easing to around 5 knots, reaching 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, reaching 1 metre from mid morning to early afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 26 April

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then turning southeasterly around midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 27 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.

Monday 28 April

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

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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