Forecast issued at 10:59 am CDT on Monday 22 December 2014.
A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A broad trough of low pressure over the State will move slowly northeastwards over Gulf Waters this morning. A strong high pressure system will develop southwest of Western Australia during the week. A weak front will move over south of the State on Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Winds becoming southwest to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 0.5 to 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 23 December
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Spencer Gulf
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to south to southwest 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching 25 to 30 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo in the late afternoon and early evening before easing to south to southeast 15 to 20 knots late evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Wednesday 24 December
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Monday.