Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

Weather Situation

A weak low pressure trough also crosses the State today, closely followed by a cold front moving over SA on Wednesday. A low forms on the front late Wednesday near Kangaroo Island, before moving away to the northeast on Thursday. A high pressure system moves over the far west late on Thursday and over central parts during Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 19 June

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning then tending westerly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Cowell to Wallaroo.

Friday 21 June

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 CST Wednesday.

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