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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 17 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge to the south of South Australia. A low pressure trough will move across the west and south of the State on Sunday and the remainder on Monday, followed by a ridge of high pressure moving in from the west early in the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable 5 to 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early afternoon, then turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible squalls around 40 knots.

Monday 18 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Port MacDonnell until the mid afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Sunday.

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