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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:56 pm CST on Saturday 30 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure will move across the Far West Coast tonight and extend eastwards, reaching a line near Port Augusta to Port MacDonnell late Sunday evening. A cold front will move northeastwards across the State on Monday. A high will develop south of the Bight on Tuesday. A front will move over southern coastal waters late Wednesday evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly 2 metres.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly in the afternoon ahead of a west to southwesterly change 10 to 15 knots late evening. Winds reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 metres.

Monday 1 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Possible hail from the late morning.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the morning then decreasing further to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.

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 CST Sunday.

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