Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:02 pm CST on Friday 29 April 2016.

Weather Situation

A high west of Western Australia will extend a ridge over northern South Australia for the next several days. A front south of WA will move across the south of the State on Saturday with another front passing over over the south of the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 30 April

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo early in the morning then throughout during the afternoon. Winds turning westerly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers south of Cowell to Wallaroo in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Port Neill to Port Victoria in the evening.

Sunday 1 May

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and turning west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers south of Cowell to Wallaroo, 20% chance elsewhere.

Monday 2 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 CST Saturday.

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