Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 11:22 pm CST on Sunday 28 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over New South Wales will move eastwards to be over Tasman Sea by Monday, then remain slow moving. A deep low southwest of the Bight will weaken as it moves southeastwards across waters to the south of the State during Sunday to Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of rain.

Monday 29 August

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots at times south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the morning and afternoon. Winds easing 15 to 20 knots mid to late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of rain north of Cowell to Wallaroo, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Wednesday 31 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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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