Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:55 pm CST on Sunday 20 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high 1020 hPa over western New South Wales is moving eastwards. A cold front is expected to reach Nullarbor around midday Monday, a line Robe to Adelaide to Tarcoola late Monday evening and Port Augusta to Portland early Tuesday morning. Another high will develop over the Bight later on Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo later in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.

Monday 21 April

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots and reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the morning. Winds easing to 15 to 20 knots early afternoon ahead of a south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots change during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres before dawn.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms south of Port Neill to Port Victoria at night.

Tuesday 22 April

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres in the south.

Wednesday 23 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.

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 Monday.

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