Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is developing south of the Bight and is expected to move east and deepen. The low is expected to be near the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula on Wednesday morning then move over the east of the agricultural area on Wednesday evening. A new high pressure system will develop south of the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning and possibly reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Brighton during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 4 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm CST Tuesday.

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