Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:13 am CST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across southern parts of the State Tuesday morning, followed by a stronger cold front reaching western and far southern coasts Thursday evening and moving over the agricultural area early Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Central Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 5 to 6 metres, turning southwesterly 3 to 5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots by midday and 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning, then turning southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible small hail in the evening.

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 3:50 pm CST Tuesday.

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