Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast updated at 10:19 pm CDT on Monday 18 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea mid to late this week, then another weaker high will develop over the Bight late in the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Port Vincent to Brighton in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 20 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then turning southwest to southeasterly with afternoon sea breezes before shifting south to southeasterly during the evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots about the east coast north of St Kilda in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 21 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning then becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the day and reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Port Vincent to Brighton in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Port Vincent to Brighton during the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 CDT Tuesday.

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