South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:53 pm CST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards and weaken ahead of a weak cold front moving across southern coasts late Saturday and early Sunday. A new high will develop south of the Bight on Sunday, then extend a ridge across the State early next week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.

Friday 25 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 5 to 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of light showers.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 27 August

Winds
Southwest to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots, easing to southeasterly 5 to 15 knots from late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Friday.

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