Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Tuesday 16 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system over eastern Victoria will move over the Tasman Sea today. A high pressure system southwest of Perth will move eastwards to be centred over the Bight by Tuesday afternoon. The high will move slowly southeastward during Wednesday and Thursday. A series of weak troughs will move over the far south of the State during the next several days.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Wednesday 17 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning then easing to southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Thursday 18 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Friday 19 September

Winds
East to southeasterly below 10 knots. Afternoon southwesterly sea breeze below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm CST Tuesday.

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