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

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front moving across the south this evening will move away to the east early Saturday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight late Saturday and is then expected to move slowly northeastwards early next week. Another cold front will move across from the west mid to late next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 33 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. Thunderstorms with squalls to at least 40 knots. Possible hail later this evening.

Saturday 18 August

Gale Warning for Saturday for Lower South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 33 knots in the morning. Winds reaching 25 to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 4 metres.
Swell
Westerly 3 metres, tending southwesterly 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail.

Sunday 19 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots becoming southerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 20 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, tending southerly 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Saturday.

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