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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad trough over South Australia will move east today as a high pressure system develops over the Bight then moves slowly east on Friday. A deep low is expected to form to the southwest of the Bight during the weekend with an associated trough extending across western coasts.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers this morning.

Friday 26 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the morning and west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 27 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 CST Thursday.

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