Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system centred over the Bight will move eastwards to be centred over Eyre Peninsula later today, then over waters east of Queensland by Friday. A cold front will move over southern parts of South Australia early on Friday, followed by another high moving to the south of the Bight on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning, becoming northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria for a period during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo for a period during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots from around midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 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 3:50 pm CST Wednesday.

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