Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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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
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, shifting south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots from mid afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres late afternoon.
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.

Monday 18 February

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early morning and to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3 to 4 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the early morning.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
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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