Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A broad trough of low pressure over the State will move slowly northeastwards over Gulf Waters this morning. A strong high pressure system will develop southwest of Western Australia during the week. A weak front will move over south of the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Noarlunga at first this morning. Winds turning southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 25 December

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the day.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 3:50 pm CDT Monday.

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