Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:42 am CST on Friday 22 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high 1034 hPa over the Tasman Sea will remain near stationary for the next week. A low pressure trough will move across the far west of the State today, then move southeastwards, reaching southeastern districts late Saturday as a low passes to the south. A high will move over the Bight on Saturday night and then move southeast, leaving a ridge of high pressure over the State early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots temporarily tending variable 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon in the east and increasing to 15 to 20 knots south of Port Vincent to St Kilda in the late evening.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending north to northwest late morning and shifting west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 0.5 to 1 metre in the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 24 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

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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