South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Friday 14 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system over western New South Wales will continue to weaken, although another low will develop off the South East coast of South Australia during Saturday, before moving southeastwards on Sunday, to be centred south of Tasmania on Monday. Another low and associated trough will develop in the far west of the State later Monday, and then move eastwards, with this low reaching the eastern States mid week, followed by a ridge of high pressure developing to the south of the Bight.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for South Central Coast

Winds
South to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 15 December

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots east of Kangaroo Island during the early morning, and over the remainder after dawn. Winds easing further to southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots east of Kangaroo Island during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending south to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 16 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly around 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 17 December

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Kangaroo Island during the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
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 CDT Saturday.

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