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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A low near Tasmania will move southeastwards to be over the southern Tasman Sea on Monday, with a weak high pressure ridge to follow over South Australia. Another low and associated trough will develop in the far west of the State late Monday or early Tuesday, and then move eastwards, with this low reaching the eastern States later Wednesday, followed by a ridge of high pressure developing to the south of the Bight. A strong high pressure system will develop south of the Bight late in the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

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

Monday 17 December

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Port MacDonnell in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Port MacDonnell from midday.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port MacDonnell during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 18 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Monday.

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