South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:03 pm CST on Sunday 9 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south extends a ridge of high pressure across the west of SA which will move over eastern parts on Monday as the high moves to near Tasmania. A low pressure trough is expected to move over the far west late Monday, then extend eastwards on Tuesday. A slow moving low pressure system will move across waters to the south from late Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Kangaroo Island.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 10 August

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for South Central Coast

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then to 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon. Winds reaching 20 to 30 knots west of Kangaroo Island in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 11 August

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Kangaroo Island during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Wednesday 12 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending westerly 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Monday.

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