Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm CST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is developing south of the Bight and is expected to move east and deepen. The low is expected to be near the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula on Wednesday morning then move over the east of the agricultural area on Wednesday evening. A new high pressure system will develop south of the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Eyre Peninsula coast.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots early morning shifting northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the early afternoon then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots throughout in the late afternoon. Winds easing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Friday 4 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the morning.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Wednesday.

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