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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge over the south of SA. A cold front will move across southern coasts early Friday morning, then the high will move into position south of the Bight later Friday. The high will then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea late Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port MacDonnell, extending throughout during the morning. Winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon, reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Port MacDonnell, then extending to south of Robe in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 26 April

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon, and then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Winds reaching 25 to 33 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the early morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, increasing to 5 to 8 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly during the morning, then increasing to 20 to 25 knots south of Port MacDonnell during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Port MacDonnell.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres by the evening.
Weather
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 3:50 pm CST Thursday.

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