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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A slow moving low pressure system south of the Bight will continue to move across waters to the south over the next few days. This low will weaken during Saturday as a high pressure ridge moves over the west.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Beachport.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Friday 14 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northwest to westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon or evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 15 August

Winds
Westerly below 10 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the late morning and early afternoon, then tending southwesterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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 Thursday.

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