Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Thursday 16 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southern WA extends a ridge of high pressure across the north of the State. A front is expected to move across the west of the State during Friday afternoon and evening, and then the east of the State early on Saturday morning. Another high pressure system will move over the Bight on Sunday, then move slowly northeastwards early in the week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 17 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning, then turning westerly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 80% chance of showers in the evening.

Saturday 18 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.

Sunday 19 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 CST Friday.

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