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

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Forecast issued at 3:52 pm CST on Saturday 18 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will move eastwards over the weekend. A cold front is expected to move over the south of SA later on Sunday followed by a high pressure system moving over the Bight on Tuesday. The high will continue to move eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Thursday then another cold front will move across from the west on Friday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable around 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 19 September

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly late morning then turning southwest to southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, reaching 20 to 25 knots for a period during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 20 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southerly 20 to 25 knots before dawn and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 21 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots early morning and tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, tending southerly 3 to 4 metres during the 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 Sunday.

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