Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast updated at 11:18 am CDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure is centred over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough over the east of the State will move into the eastern states this afternoon or evening. A high will follow the trough, moving south of the Bight and reaching the Tasman Sea by Friday. Another low pressure trough will move over the State on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon and possibly reaching 25 to 30 knots north of Brighton.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of drizzle.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

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 3:50 pm CDT Wednesday.

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