Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Friday 29 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high 1027 hPa over the northeast of the State will move eastwards to be centred over New South Wales during the day. A weakening front will move across western and southern coasts later on Saturday, followed by a more significant front moving across the State on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 30 July

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots mid morning, turning north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 60% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.

Sunday 31 July

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots from midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of fog south of Brighton in the early morning with reduced visibility. 60% chance of rain in the late afternoon and evening.

Monday 1 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the early morning, then tending southwest to southerly in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots around midday.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
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 CST Saturday.

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