Forecast issued at 3:57 pm CDT on Tuesday 28 March 2017.
A ridge of high pressure lies over the Bight today. A cold front will extend to western and southern coastal waters late morning on Wednesday, then move northeastwards across the remainder of coastal waters in the afternoon. A high pressure system will then develop southwest of the Bight on Thursday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Southeast to southwesterly 5 to 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 3 metres.
Wednesday 29 March
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Far West Coast
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the late morning and early afternoon, reaching 20 to 30 knots at times during the afternoon and evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.
Thursday 30 March
- Southerly 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- South to southwesterly 5 to 6 metres decreasing to 4 to 5 metres in the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Friday 31 March
- Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres metres during the evening.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.