Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:23 am CDT on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over South Australia. A trough will move over western and southern parts of the State today. A new high pressure system will move into a position south of the Bight early on Thursday then will move slowly east to be near Tasmania on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly around 15 knots shifting southwesterly in the late afternoon and increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds tending southerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots for a period during the afternoon and then in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Friday 3 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
East to southeasterly below 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then turning south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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