Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:57 pm CST on Friday 6 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure ridge extends across the north of the State. A low pressure system is expected to develop south of the western Bight later on Saturday, then deepen and move eastwards to be near Kangaroo Island on Monday morning then clear to the east later on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then northeasterly in the afternoon and increasing to 15 to 20 knots south of St Kilda during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwesterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 9 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 Saturday.

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