Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will move eastwards to be over the eastern states by Wednesday night. A front will move across western parts of the State late Wednesday before continuing over southern and eastern parts on Thursday. Another high is expected to follow, moving over the Bight on Friday and across Victoria during the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
East to northeasterly 5 to 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots by late morning then north to northwesterly around 15 knots from early afternoon. Winds becoming northeasterly 5 to 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre for the afternoon and early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Friday 5 September

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 6 September

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
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 Wednesday.

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