Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:27 pm CDT on Monday 20 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Tasmania will be centred over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. A low pressure trough over the far west of the State will move east, reaching eastern parts of the State mid week, followed by another high moving to the south of the Bight, which will move into the Tasman Sea by Friday. Another low pressure trough will move over the State on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the evening, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Vincent to Brighton late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south late evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 21 October

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northerly in the afternoon, ahead of a west to southwesterly change 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 20% chance of a shower in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
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 CDT Tuesday.

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