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

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:07 pm CST on Sunday 11 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight will move northeastwards to be centred over the east of South Australia early Monday, and then near the east coast of Australia early Tuesday. A low pressure system is expected to move to the west of the Bight later Monday, and then extend southeastwards to be centred south of Tasmania on Wednesday. An associated low pressure trough is expected in the west of South Australia early Tuesday and will move steadily eastwards to be east of the State early Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure is then expected to persist over the State through the remainder of the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 12 April

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening, increasing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre in the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 13 April

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending northerly 30 to 35 knots in the middle of the day then turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon or early evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 14 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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