Central Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 17 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge to the south of South Australia. A low pressure trough will move across the west and south of the State on Sunday and the remainder on Monday, followed by a ridge of high pressure moving in from the west early in the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots during the morning, then shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, increasing to 20 to 25 knots from mid evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the afternoon and 1.5 to 2 metres late evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible squalls around 40 knots.

Monday 18 February

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southwest to southerly 15 to 20 knots early morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3 to 4 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly 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 3:50 pm CDT Sunday.

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