Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A slow moving low pressure system will move across waters to the south over the next few days. This low will weaken during Saturday as a high pressure ridge moves over the west.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon then reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Brighton late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 14 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 3:50 pm CST Wednesday.

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