Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:10 pm CST on Monday 1 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across the southeast of the State late Monday afternoon or evening. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight in the wake of the front and will then move eastwards during the middle of the week. Another front will move across southern parts of the State on Thursday, to be followed by a high over the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms during this evening.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots by midday, and further to 10 to 15 knots by late afternoon, turning south to southeasterly in the evening, then easing to below 10 knots, turning easterly late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.

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 Tuesday.

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