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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Saturday 16 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system is centred near Tasmania and will move off further to the southeast during the weekend while a high pressure system moves slowly eastwards over the Bight. A trough of low pressure will develop over the far west on Tuesday and extend across the west on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Port MacDonnell early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late morning and below 10 knots mid evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 17 October

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 18 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 3:50 pm CDT Saturday.

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