Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front moving across the south this evening will move away to the east early Saturday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight late Saturday and is then expected to move slowly northeastwards early next week. Another cold front will move across from the west mid to late next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Lower West Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Saturday 18 August

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Lower West Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots late morning then easing to south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers, with possible hail in the early morning.

Sunday 19 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 20 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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 5:10 am CST Saturday.

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