Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:09 pm CST on Monday 1 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across the southeast of the State late Monday afternoon or evening. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight in the wake of the front and will then move eastwards during the middle of the week. Another front will move across southern parts of the State on Thursday, to be followed by a high over the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots north of Brighton in the evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots by midday. Winds gradually easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, turning south to southeasterly around 10 knots in the evening, becoming easterly late evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Friday 5 September

Winds
Southeasterly below 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 Tuesday.

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