Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Monday 17 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system southwest of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred near Tasmania later in the week. A tropical low pressure system near the far northwest border of the state will move slowly eastwards and weaken. An upper level low pressure system and associated surface trough is expected to develop over the west of the State later in the week and then move only slowly eastwards on the weekend.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots north of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Wind becoming southeasterly 20 to 25 knots throughout in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 18 January

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 19 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo until early afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria during the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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.

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

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