Central Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the area to the south of the Bight, with a weak trough expected to develop over eastern inland parts early in the coming week. A front will move over the south on Wednesday, which will be followed by another high pressure system developing to the south of the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning, becoming variable below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 24 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the early morning and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Sunday.

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