Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 4 December 2016.
A high pressure system is positioned over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and will move across the State today followed by a new high, which is expected to move into the Bight on Monday and Tuesday. Another front will move over the south of the State overnight Wednesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots by early afternoon, reaching 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Monday 5 December
- West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning and decreasing further to below 10 knots in the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Tuesday 6 December
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Beachport before dawn.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
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 Sunday.