Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm CDT on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will continue to move slowly eastwards, reaching New Zealand later Wednesday. A trough of low pressure over the far west of the State will also move only slowly eastwards during the next few days reaching the eastern border on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore later this evening.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning, then tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Friday 24 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
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 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.

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