Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:55 pm CDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough near the eastern border of the State will move further east this evening. A high pressure system to the south of the Bight will move east to be centred over the Tasman Sea by Friday. Another low pressure trough will move over western coasts on Friday morning, then extend over remaining coasts by evening.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 25 to 30 knots north of Brighton late afternoon and evening. Winds southerly and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, turning southwesterly during the afternoon. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming southwesterly late morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Winds tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming southeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon then turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 CDT Thursday.

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