Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge will extend across the north of the State today. A cold front will move across western coasts later on Thursday then across southern coasts early Friday. A deep low is expected to develop south of the Bight later on Saturday and extend a vigorous cold front to central parts of the State later on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly during the morning, increasing to 15 to 20 knots south of Brighton during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Brighton during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Port Noarlunga during the morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots late afternoon then tending west to northwesterly late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 6 May

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
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 CST Wednesday.

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