No warnings for South Australia
Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Thursday 30 March 2017.
A high pressure system will develop southwest of the Bight today, then a weak cold front will move across southern coasts on Saturday morning and a new high pressure system will develop south of the Bight on Sunday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, turning southerly during the morning and decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, reaching 2 to 4 metres in the west. South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the east of Backstairs Passage.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Friday 31 March
- Southeast to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Saturday 1 April
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly during the day.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Backstairs Passage during the afternoon.
- West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Thursday.