Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:59 pm CDT on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system well south of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred over the southern Tasman Sea late Thursday. A trough of low pressure will deepen near the eastern border on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots at times north of Cowell to Wallaroo until mid evening turning southeasterly during the evening and reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 27 January

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots early morning and 10 to 15 knots north of Port Neill to Port Victoria by late morning. South to southwest afternoon sea breezes 15 to 20 knots, tending southeasterly in the evening and increasing to 20 to 25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo, decreasing to 0.5 to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Thursday 28 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending southwest to southeasterly in the late morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

WA - Eucla Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Lower South East Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Upper South East Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Adelaide Metropolitan Waters Forecast SA - Gulf St Vincent - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Spencer Gulf - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Investigator Strait - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - South Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Lower West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Upper West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast SA - Far West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

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

Product IDS11068