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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:40 pm CST on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the State will move eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Saturday. A strong cold front will move across western and southern parts of South Australia on the weekend, with conditions easing early Sunday ahead of another cold front later Sunday and early Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon period. Winds reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning, then shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 33 knots from the west from late morning. Winds decreasing to 20 to 25 knots from late afternoon and to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 2 metres late evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 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.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Friday.

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