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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 4 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is positioned over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and will move across the State today followed by a new high, which is expected to move into the Bight on Monday and Tuesday. Another front will move over the south of the State overnight Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots by early afternoon, reaching 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 5 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning and decreasing further to below 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Beachport before dawn.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly 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 CDT Sunday.

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