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

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Forecast issued at 3:59 pm CDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A 1017 hPa high pressure system centred south of Kangaroo Island will move southeastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A hot to very hot and strengthening northerly airstream will develop on Sunday and Monday ahead of a cold front moving over the far west late Sunday then across western and central coasts during Monday to be near Adelaide late Monday evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 17 December

Winds
Southeast to easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 18 December

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Port MacDonnell later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 December

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in 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 CDT Sunday.

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