Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:55 pm CST on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier will move quickly east to be over the Tasman Sea on Friday. A cold front will move into the far west of the State late Friday, then cross the remainder of the State during Saturday and Sunday. A new high will form west of the Bight later Sunday, and then move rapidly eastwards to be centred near Victoria later Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Winds becoming east to northeasterly late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 19 April

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the morning. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 20 April

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots shifting westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the evening.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 Friday.

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