Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A high 1026 hPa over New South Wales will move further eastwards. A cold front will move over southern coasts later Saturday and over the south of the State on Sunday, ahead of a high moving over the north on Monday. A trough of low pressure is expected to move across the west and south of the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the south late morning, before shifting west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore from late afternoon and in the far south in the evening.

Sunday 23 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the south in the morning. Winds easing to 10 to 15 knots late afternoon then further to below 10 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 3 metres early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 24 July

Winds
Variable around 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 CST Saturday.

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