Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast: St Kilda to Sellicks Beach, within 3.5 nm of the coast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Friday 19 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front moving across the Bight is producing fresh and gusty west to northwesterly winds. Fresh to strong west to northwesterly winds will prevail across coastal waters this weekend and early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Gale Warning for Friday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
Westerly 30 to 35 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible small hail.

Saturday 20 July

Gale Warning for Saturday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Noarlunga during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 21 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 22 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 23 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Saturday.

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