Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:00 am CDT on Saturday 29 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred near Kangaroo Island will weaken on Saturday and move eastwards ahead of a trough moving over the south of the State on Sunday. Another high pressure system will develop south of the Bight early next week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 1 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, reaching 20 to 25 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo late afternoon and evening. Winds shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, reaching 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 2 March

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing 20 to 25 knots in the early hours of the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
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 CDT Saturday.

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