Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Friday 24 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough over Eyre Peninsula will continue to move eastwards over central and eastern coasts this morning, and northwards over the Gulfs early this afternoon. A more significant trough will extend from the west during Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day then turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening.

Monday 27 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
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 CDT Friday.

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