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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A 1033 hPa high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will continue to move eastwards towards New Zealand. A new high pressure system will develop well south of the Bight by Wednesday night, before moving southeastwards on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Up to 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly winds around 10 knots becoming variable around the middle of the day. Winds becoming southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon, reaching 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon. Winds increasing to 25 to 30 knots north of Port MacDonnell during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres north of Port MacDonnell during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 3 March

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
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.

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

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