Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure over the western districts will continue to move eastwards over the central districts Wednesday evening, to reach eastern districts early on Thursday. A high pressure ridge will extend across the State following the trough with a high pressure system developing over the western Bight on Saturday, then moving southeastwards on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the west.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 October

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly early in the morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots late morning, then becoming variable about 10 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, tending westerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 22 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 23 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
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 Thursday.

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