South Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CST on Saturday 30 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front over the south of Western Australia will move across western and southern coasts of South Australia later today, followed by a more significant front moving across the State on Monday. A new high pressure system moves into the Bight on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for South Central Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the morning, and reaching to 25 to 30 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island from late morning. Winds shifting westerly 20 to 25 knots from late afternoon, easing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening and to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers during the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 31 July

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for South Central Coast

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly late morning and reaching 15 to 20 knots west of Kangaroo Island, then throughout during the afternoon, before increasing to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots west and south of the Island in the evening.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the afternoon, then 2 to 2.5 metres in the west and south in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres west of Kangaroo Island by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of rain in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Monday 1 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail in the afternoon and evening.

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 CST Saturday.

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