Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Tuesday 29 November 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of WA will move slowly eastwards through this week to be centred south of the Bight on Wednesday and will reach the Tasman sea on Friday. A northerly airstream will become established over the State late in the week ahead of a low pressure trough moving into the west of the State later Saturday which will move eastwards on Sunday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cowell to Wallaroo during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 30 November

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, increasing further to 20 to 25 knots north of Port Neill to Port Victoria from mid afternoon, with winds reaching 20 to 30 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo from late afternoon till mid evening. Winds becoming southeasterly late evening and easing to 15 to 20 knots throughout.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 1 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Sunny.

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 CDT Tuesday.

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