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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Saturday 20 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the east coast will move eastwards to be centred over the northern Tasman Sea on Sunday. A cold front over the west of the State will move eastwards over the remainder of the State overnight Saturday into Sunday. Another cold front will move across the south later Monday or early Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Gale Warning for Saturday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching 25 to 35 knots south of Port MacDonnell. Winds tending westerly offshore.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 21 July

Gale Warning for Sunday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 33 knots, reaching 25 to 35 knots inshore early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots late morning.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 4 to 5 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 4 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Monday 22 July

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots increasing to 30 to 40 knots early in the morning then tending west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres.
Swell
Westerly 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 7 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm at night. Possible small hail at night.

Tuesday 23 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail in the morning and afternoon.

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 CST Sunday.

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