Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the north of the State will move eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Saturday. A strong cold front will move across western and southern parts of South Australia on the weekend, with conditions easing during Sunday ahead of another cold front later Sunday and early Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the evening and 20 to 25 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
North of Cowell to Wallaroo: Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the morning, then turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening and westerly 15 to 20 knots late evening. Winds south of Cowell to Wallaroo: North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 33 knots in the morning, turning westerly 20 to 30 knots late afternoon and southwesterly 20 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 3:50 pm CST Thursday.

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