Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A trough of low pressure will extend across the far west during Thursday then over central and eastern districts on Friday. A vigorous cold front will reach western and southern coasts late Friday and then move across the State on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable 5 to 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
East to northeasterly 5 to 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly before dawn then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day and possibly reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Noarlunga late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 10 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 11 July

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 12 July

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the morning.

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 Thursday.

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