Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Friday 23 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A cold front moving across the State today will continue across the northeast. A high pressure system developing south of the Bight on Friday will drive a fresh southerly flow over South Australian coasts. The high will move through Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea at the weekend maintaining a ridge over the south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 24 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the early afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, tending southerly 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 3:50 pm CDT Friday.

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