Lower South East Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Jaffa to SA-Vic Border

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Forecast issued at 4:23 pm CDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure over the State will move slowly northeastwards, reaching the far northeast of the State this evening, where it will remain near stationary until Friday. A ridge of high pressure will extend across the Bight until a front moves over south of the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Beachport until late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres early evening, then 0.5 to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Beachport.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending southerly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 25 December

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Tuesday.

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