Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Monday 25 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred south of Tasmania will weaken overnight. A vigorous trough, followed closely by a cold front in the south, will move over the west of the State on Tuesday then move eastwards to reach eastern parts later Wednesday. The trough and front will then move over the eastern states and a high pressure system will develop to the west of the Bight late Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 26 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then east to northeasterly in the evening and increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 27 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 28 October

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the morning then tending southerly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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