Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Thursday 27 October 2016.
A high pressure system south of Kangaroo Island will move east to be over the Tasman sea on Friday. A trough of low pressure will move across western parts of the State on Saturday and then remaining parts on Sunday, followed by a ridge of high pressure developing over the Bight during Sunday and Monday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Friday 28 October
- Variable below 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly in the afternoon, increasing to 10 to 15 knots late afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, rising to around 1 metre in the evening.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Saturday 29 October
- Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
- Sunny morning. 40% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Kangaroo Island during the evening.
Sunday 30 October
- West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the morning.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible small hail in the afternoon.
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 Friday.