Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:01 pm CDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high 1019hPa centred to west of Tasmania will move east to be over Tasman Sea on Sunday. A trough will extend from the west during Sunday followed by a new ridge of high pressure extending over the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots tending south to southeasterly north of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre, reaching 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 26 October

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly 5 to 10 becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then shifting southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon reaching 25 to 30 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 27 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots easing to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots before sunrise then further to south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres late afternoon and evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres in the south.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly early morning, reaching 15 to 20 knots in the far south until late morning, then turning southwest to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, reaching 1 to 1.5 metres in the far south during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 CDT Sunday.

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