Gulf St Vincent Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:11 am CST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A 1029 hPa high pressure system centred near Kangaroo Island will move over the Tasman Sea during Friday. A weak trough will move over the Far West Coast late Friday then across remaining coastal waters on Saturday. Another high pressure system will develop over the Bight during Saturday and will then move southeastwards on Sunday ahead of a strong cold front on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly below 10 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Port Vincent to Brighton late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Friday 3 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 4 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
West 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 Thursday.

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