Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 8 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high near Tasmania will slowly move over the Tasman Sea. A weakening trough will move over the far west of the State today ahead of a low pressure system that is developing well south of the Bight and is expected to move northeastwards to be southwest of Kangaroo Island Friday evening and across to Victoria on late Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots in the west and throughout late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots at times in the west and south.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Friday 10 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn, then increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the west during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 11 July

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwest to southerly during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 CST Thursday.

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