South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Wednesday 18 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred south of the Bight will move slowly eastwards during the week to be centred over Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 19 May

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly before dawn and increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots west of Kangaroo Island in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, tending southerly 2.5 to 3 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 20 May

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 21 May

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
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 CST Thursday.

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