Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

An upper level low pressure system and associated surface trough is developing over the west of the State. The surface low is expected to deepen Friday and then move only slowly eastwards over the weekend. Another upper system reintensifies the surface trough mid next week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 21 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeast to southeasterly before dawn.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the morning then turning east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 5:10 am CDT Friday.

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