Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Friday 20 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will develop over the Bight tonight and then move southeastwards on Saturday to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A low pressure trough is expected to move across coastal waters from the west during Monday and early Tuesday morning. Another high pressure system will move to an area south of the Bight later Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots north of Brighton. Winds then tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 21 January

Winds
East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then turning southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 22 January

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

Monday 23 January

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots, shifting west to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 24 January

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
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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