Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:02 pm CST on Monday 1 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across the southeast of the State late Monday afternoon or evening. A high pressure system will develop over the Bight in the wake of the front and will then move eastwards during the middle of the week. Another front will move across southern parts of the State on Thursday, to be followed by a high over the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre in the south.

Tuesday 2 September

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo early in the morning, easing to 15 to 20 knots throughout by late morning. Winds becoming southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, easing to southeast to easterly around 10 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo, shifting southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.

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 Tuesday.

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