Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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Forecast issued at 10:13 am CST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across southern parts of the State Tuesday morning, followed by a stronger cold front reaching western and far southern coasts Thursday evening and moving over the agricultural area early Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West southwesterly 5 to 6 metres, tending southwesterly 4 to 5 metres during the afternoon and decreasing to 3 to 4 metres in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the late afternoon and evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning, then increasing 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon before turning southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the evening.

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 Tuesday.

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