Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast updated at 4:38 pm CST on Saturday 23 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A series of fronts will move across southern South Australia on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday as a high pressure ridge extends across the northern parts of the State. A high pressure system will move over the State from mid week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 24 July

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots early morning, then shifting westerly late morning. Winds reaching 25 to 33 knots south of Brighton during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. Reduced visibility at times in heavy showers.

Monday 25 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly and decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon, before easing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then tending west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Sunday.

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