Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
A high pressure system will remain over the Tasman Sea today. A trough of low pressure will move over western coasts this morning then extend to remaining coasts this afternoon and evening. A new high will develop over the Bight on Wednesday then move slowly east on Thursday and Friday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots late morning and early afternoon. Winds shifting southwest to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late afternoon and evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
- South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain south of Cowell to Wallaroo, 40% chance elsewhere.
Wednesday 26 October
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of rain in the early morning.
Thursday 27 October
- Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots in the north during the early morning and again in the late afternoon and early evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the south during the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
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
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
- Latest Coastal Observations
- Tide Predictions
The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Tuesday.