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

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm CDT on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Tasmania will move east to be centred over the Tasman Sea by Friday. A low pressure trough will move over western coasts on Friday morning, then extend over remaining coasts by evening. A more significant trough will extend from the west during Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port MacDonnell in the morning. Winds shifting westerly early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Beachport later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of drizzle in the morning.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting northwest to westerly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 5:10 am CDT Friday.

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