Central Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast updated at 4:36 pm CST on Monday 18 June 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier is moving slowly eastwards and will be centred over the southern Tasman sea later Tuesday. A front will move over the far west of the State on Tuesday, then slide southeastwards over southern parts of the State during the middle of the week. An area of high pressure will then become established over the Pastoral districts from mid-week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots in the west.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the west later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the west, and throughout from late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west at night.

Wednesday 20 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots ahead of south to southwesterly change 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Wind decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the morning.

Thursday 21 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 CST Tuesday.

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