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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the southern Tasman Sea. A weakening cold front over the west will move eastwards over remaining parts on Wednesday, followed by a high pressure system that will move across the State later Wednesday and on Thursday. Another front will move across western and southern parts of SA on the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 May

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots early morning, ahead of a west to southwesterly change 10 to 15 knots extending from the west during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending westerly 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then tending west to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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