Forecast issued at 3:59 pm CDT on Monday 27 March 2017.
A ridge of high pressure over the Bight will remain stationary until a cold front moves over the State on Wednesday. A high pressure system will then develop in the Bight on Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Westerly 20 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres by early evening.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 28 March
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Wednesday 29 March
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 5 metres during the early morning, then increasing to 5 to 7 metres during the late morning and early afternoon.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
Thursday 30 March
- Southwesterly 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots around midday.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres, decreasing to 5 metres during the evening.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
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 5:10 am CDT Tuesday.