South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the eastern states will allow a cold front to move over South Australia from this afternoon before clearing to the east Thursday morning. A second high pressure system west of Perth will move to a position south of the Bight on Friday, eventually moving east during the weekend and early next week.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to northerly 10 to 15 knots, tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in evening ahead of a westerly change 20 to 30 knots in the west late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 60% chance of showers this evening. A chance of a thunderstorm, most likely in the late evening.

Thursday 8 December

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for South Central Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 33 knots extending throughout in the early hours easing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Friday 9 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% 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 3:50 pm CDT Wednesday.

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