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

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Forecast issued at 5:11 am CDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

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

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of rain this morning.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
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.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Saturday.

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