Far West Coastal Waters Forecast: WA-SA Border to Fowlers Bay

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A slow moving low pressure system south of the Bight will continue to move across waters to the south over the next few days. This low will weaken during Saturday as a high pressure ridge moves over the west.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore until evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of showers offshore.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 14 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, turning west southwesterly 10 to 15 knots by evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.

Saturday 15 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning, then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 2 metres, turning southwesterly during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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