Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Monday 20 February 2017.
A weakening low pressure system over Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea on Monday. A high pressure system centred southwest of the Bight will move gradually eastwards early in the week allowing a trough of low pressure to enter the far west of the State later on Tuesday, then move across the State on Wednesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southwesterly about 10 knots easing to below 10 knots during the morning then turning east to southeasterly in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower this morning.
Tuesday 21 February
- East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning and reaching 15 to 20 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island, then throughout late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly around 1 metre later in the evening.
Wednesday 22 February
- North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots shifting westerly during the morning.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Monday.