Investigator Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Monday 6 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A high centred southwest of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred near Tasmania on Thursday morning. A cold front will move across the south of South Australia late Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Backstairs Passage.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 7 April

Winds
Southeasterly 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Winds turning easterly in the late evening and reaching 15 to 20 knots in the west.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres through the Backstairs Passage.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 8 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots in the west during the early morning then again in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 9 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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