Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:24 pm CDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A 1017 hPa high pressure system centred south of Kangaroo Island will move southeastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A hot to very hot and strengthening northerly airstream will develop on Sunday and Monday ahead of a cold front moving over the far west late Sunday then across western and central coasts during Monday to be near Adelaide late Monday evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 17 December

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gulf St Vincent

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early afternoon then tending east to northeasterly late afternoon. Winds reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Port Vincent to Brighton late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 18 December

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Tuesday 19 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the morning then west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Sunday.

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