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 Thursday 19 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred well south of South Australia will continue to move slowly eastwards to be centred over Tasmania late on the weekend. A low pressure trough will move across from the west mid next week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Local afternoon sea breezes below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre developing north of Port MacDonnell.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 20 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Beachport.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 21 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 22 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Port MacDonnell during the afternoon.
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 Friday.

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