Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 24 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high is centred over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure system and associated trough in the west of the State will move across the central and eastern parts during Wednesday. A new high pressure system will develop over the north on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning and reaching 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms north of Cowell to Wallaroo during this afternoon.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.

Friday 26 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots late morning and early afternoon. Inshore afternoon sea breezes around 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing 1 to 1.5 metres in the south late afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres in the south.

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 3:50 pm CST Wednesday.

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