Forecast issued at 3:56 pm CDT on Saturday 28 February 2015.
A ridge of high pressure is over the Bight. A high pressure centre will develop south of the Bight early Sunday and move quickly eastwards to be over the Tasman Sea early next week. A series of weak fronts will pass to the south of the State during the coming week, with a ridge of high pressure being maintained over the southern part of the State.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm till early this evening.
Sunday 1 March
- Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- 50% chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Monday 2 March
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots shifting northeasterly in the morning. Winds turning west to southwesterly in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 3 March
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres south of Port MacDonnell.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Sunday.