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

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Forecast issued at 4:10 pm CST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high west of Perth extends a ridge of high pressure across the northern parts of South Australia. A cold front extending northwards from a low pressure system to the south of the State will move over the southern parts late Tuesday afternoon and evening. The high will move over western parts of South Australia on Wednesday, then move slowly eastwards to be centred over NSW on Friday. Another front will move over southern coasts over the State later on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 30 to 35 knots, turning southwesterly by evening.
Seas
3 to 4 metres
Swell
Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible small hail.

Wednesday 27 July

Gale Warning for Wednesday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 30 to 35 knots, easing to 20 to 30 knots early morning and to 20 to 25 knots during the morning. Winds turning westerly in the afternoon, increasing to 20 to 30 knots south of Port MacDonnell from early afternoon.
Seas
2.5 to 3.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres south of Port MacDonnell during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres, decreasing to 4 to 5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots by early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then further to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the evening.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Wednesday.

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