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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 am CST on Thursday 30 May 2024.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving over South Australia during today, with a cold front to follow over southern parts on Friday as a high pressure system moves over the north, maintaining a broad westerly flow over coastal waters. A ridge is expected to persist over South Australia at the weekend as the high drifts southeast to be over Tasmania by Sunday night.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Far West Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 31 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 1 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 4 metres.
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 3:50 pm CST Thursday.

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