Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Monday 23 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred west of Tasmania will continue to move slowly eastwards to be centred over Tasmania on Monday, where it will remain stationary before moving slowly eastwards again mid week. A low pressure trough will develop in the far west of the State on Tuesday, and then move over the remainder mid to late in the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Tuesday 24 May

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Lower West Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly during the afternoon. Winds reaching 20 to 30 knots offshore from late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Wednesday 25 May

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 CST Monday.

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