Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm CDT on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over eastern South Australia. A low pressure system and associated trough over Western Australia will move over the far west of the State late tonight or early Tuesday morning, then move eastwards to reach the eastern states late Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will extend across from the west during Thursday and Friday then a high pressure system will become established near Kangaroo Island late Saturday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the west in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the west by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 18 December

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Central Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots west of Neptune Island during the day then increasing to 20 to 30 knots for a period during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Thursday 20 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
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.

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

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