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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CDT on Sunday 25 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system centred well south of the Bight will move slowly southeastwards to be centred south of Tasmania on Tuesday. A trough of low pressure will reach the far southwest of SA late Wednesday then move across all but the far northeast during Thursday. Another high will become established south of the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots north of Port MacDonnell.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 26 October

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning, turning east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 27 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Port MacDonnell early morning, easing to 15 to 20 knots north of Port MacDonnell from mid morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 28 October

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 CDT Monday.

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