Forecast issued at 5:11 am CDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.
A high pressure system centred well to the south of the Bight will move east today. A trough of low pressure will move over western coasts on Sunday morning then extend to remaining coasts during the afternoon and evening. A new high pressure system will develop over the Bight on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of rain this morning.
Sunday 26 October
- East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting westerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Monday 27 October
- Westerly 20 to 25 knots.
- 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 30% 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Saturday.