Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge across waters south of SA to another high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. A broad trough of low pressure will persist over the State between these two highs until a stronger change moves over South Australia on Friday, followed by a high developing south of the Bight on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots east of Marion Bay to Stokes Bay during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 17 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 18 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly during the morning. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 CDT Wednesday.

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