Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CDT on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front over central and gulf coasts will move over remaining coasts by midnight. A high pressure system will move to a position over the Bight by Saturday night and will then move eastwards to be south of Mount Gambier late Sunday night. A trough will move over western coasts during Monday then over central and eastern coasts during Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

Saturday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Adelaide Metropolitan Waters

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 25 to 30 knots in the early morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the middle of the day then turning southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Monday 3 November

Winds
Southeast to easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 4 November

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 CDT Saturday.

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