Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:08 pm CST on Friday 29 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over South Australia extending from the southern Tasman Sea will weaken during Saturday as a trough of low pressure moves across far western coasts. The trough will continue to move eastwards, reaching central and gulf coasts on Sunday afternoon and evening then extending to the eastern border by midnight. A new high pressure system will develop over the Bight on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.

Saturday 30 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
0.5 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.

Monday 1 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
0.5 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 0.5 to 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
The chance of isolated thunderstorms.

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 Saturday.

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