Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough and associated low will continue to move over the southeast of the State this evening and overnight, before moving northwards and weakening during Thursday. A large high pressure system will develop south of WA during Thursday, then move slowly eastwards before becoming near stationary to the south of the Bight from Friday through to early next week.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm later this evening.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 1 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Backstairs Passage during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 CST Thursday.

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