Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm CDT on Friday 23 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system about 1000 hPa near Port Augusta will move eastwards to be near Broken Hill late Friday evening and near Sydney on Saturday evening. A large high pressure system will become centred south of the Bight Saturday evening and move southeastwards to be south of Tasmania on Monday evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gulf St Vincent

Winds
Southerly 25 to 33 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 24 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gulf St Vincent

Winds
Southerly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots around dawn.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 25 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the day and increasing to 20 to 25 knots late afternoon except over Metropolitan Waters.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 26 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres near the Yorke Peninsula coast.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 Saturday.

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