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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Monday 19 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure ridge over South Australia will move eastwards ahead of a cold front moving over the south of the State on Tuesday morning, followed by another front early Thursday. A new high pressure system will become established south of the Bight by Saturday, then move slowly eastwards.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 20 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning, south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening then east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 21 April

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots shifting westerly 10 to 15 knots late morning and becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 22 April

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning and decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the late morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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