Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Thursday 25 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of WA extends a ridge over SA coastal waters. The high will move eastwards to be centred near Adelaide late Friday and over the Tasman Sea Saturday evening. A cold front will move over the SA coastal waters on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Easterly below 10 knots turning westerly during the afternoon then shifting easterly in the evening .
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 28 April

Winds
Northeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending north to northwesterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 29 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Brighton during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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