Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Thursday 17 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies south of coastal waters. A low pressure trough near southern and western coasts early Thursday will move northeastwards over remaining coastal waters during Thursday, to reach Port Augusta late afternoon and then move further inland. A new high will move in south of the Bight on Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to easterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, reaching 20 to 25 knots at times in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Gusts around 40 knots possible with a shower or thunderstorm.

Friday 18 January

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cowell to Wallaroo in the morning and afternoon.

Saturday 19 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly north of Cowell to Wallaroo for a period during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm CDT Thursday.

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