Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will develop across the north of the State today then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea by Friday. A weak front will move across southern coasts on Thursday followed by another front moving across western and southern coasts on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the west, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers this evening.

Thursday 25 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds tending northwest to westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 0.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 26 May

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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