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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the area to the south of the Bight, with a weak trough expected to develop over eastern inland parts early in the coming week. A front will move over the south on Wednesday, which will be followed by another high pressure system developing to the south of the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Beachport early in the morning. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots late morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 24 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
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 Sunday.

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