Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:36 am CDT on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure over the Far West Coast will gradually extend eastwards over remaining coasts today. A high will pass to the south of the Bight during Wednesday then a broad area of low pressure is expected to develop over the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeast 5 to 10 knots becoming southerly in the middle of the day and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon and 20 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 18 January

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, reaching 1.5 to 2 metres near the Yorke Peninsula coast.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 19 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then southwesterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 3:50 pm CDT Tuesday.

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