Forecast issued at 4:23 pm CDT on Monday 22 December 2014.
A broad trough of low pressure over the State will move slowly northeastwards, reaching the far northeast of the State this evening, where it will remain near stationary until Friday. A ridge of high pressure will extend across the Bight until a front moves over south of the State on Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Beachport until late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres early evening, then 0.5 to 1 metre later in the evening.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Beachport.
- Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 23 December
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending southerly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.
Wednesday 24 December
- Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 25 December
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 3 metres.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
- Latest Coastal Observations
- Tide Predictions
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Tuesday.