Lower West Coastal Waters Forecast: Elliston to Cape Carnot

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the area to the south of the Bight, with a weak trough expected to develop over eastern inland parts early in the coming week. A front will move over the south on Wednesday, which will be followed by another high pressure system developing to the south of the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots mid evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore early morning. Winds becoming variable around 10 knots late morning, becoming southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots early afternoon, becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 24 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots from mid afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 5:10 am CDT Sunday.

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