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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Monday 26 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A cold font will move across southern coastal parts on Monday evening. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight during Tuesday then will weaken during Wednesday as a high further to the south strengthens. This stronger high will then move towards Tasmania later in the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly in the evening and increasing to 15 to 25 knots west of Cape Jaffa.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Port MacDonnell.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible small hail later in the evening.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots west of Cape Jaffa but extending throughout during the morning,
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Beachport during the evening.
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 CST Tuesday.

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