Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving eastwards over the Tasman Sea. A cold front is moving across the central parts of the coast, forecast to reach the far east by the afternoon. Another cold front will move across southern coasts early Monday before a high pressure system develops over the Bight during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Gale Warning for Saturday for Investigator Strait

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots in the late morning. Winds reaching 25 to 35 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then tending westerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon.

Sunday 6 December

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Investigator Strait

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 7 December

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 3:50 pm CDT Saturday.

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