No warnings for South Australia
Forecast issued at 5:11 am CDT on Thursday 12 December 2013.
A weak cold front will pass over southern coasts on Friday as a high southwest of Perth extends a ridge of high pressure over the Bight. The high will move eastwards to be south of the Bight by Friday night, then over the Tasman Sea early next week.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the morning. Winds easing to 10 to 15 knots north of Port MacDonnell in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Friday 13 December
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Saturday 14 December
- South to southwesterly about 10 knots, inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 3:50 pm CDT Thursday.