Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:19 am CST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A deep low 987 hPa over central Victoria will move southwards to be over Tasmania this afternoon. A ridge of high pressure will move over the west of South Australia today and then move east of the State early Saturday, ahead of a trough moving over the west later Saturday and a cold front moving across the State on Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gulf St Vincent

Winds
Southwest 20 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots late afternoon and 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres late afternoon and 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 1 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwest late morning, north to northeasterly in the afternoon, then shifting west to northwest 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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 3:50 pm CST Friday.

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