Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 am CST on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge over the south of SA. A cold front will move across southern coasts early Friday morning, then the high will move into position south of the Bight later Friday. The high will then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea late Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming variable during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly 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 CST Thursday.

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