Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast updated at 4:37 pm CST on Monday 18 June 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier is moving slowly eastwards and will be centred over the southern Tasman sea later Tuesday. A front will move over the far west of the State on Tuesday, then slide southeastwards over southern parts of the State during the middle of the week. An area of high pressure will then become established over the Pastoral districts from mid-week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore at night.

Wednesday 20 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly early morning then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day, then becoming variable below 10 knots late evening
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Thursday 21 June

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots late morning ahead of a 10 knots southwesterly change during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Tuesday.

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