Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm CST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front moved to the south of the State this morning, a stronger front will move over the Bight late Wednesday, then move over South Australian Coastal Waters early on Thursday. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight in the wake of the front later Friday and then move east through the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Vincent to Brighton.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Wednesday 30 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, reaching 1.5 to 2 metres in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Thursday 31 July

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning then turning west to southwesterly 25 to 33 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Vincent to Brighton during the morning.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms during the evening with possible hail.

Friday 1 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning then easing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon then easing during the evening to be 10 to 15 knots by late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning with possible hail.

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 Wednesday.

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