Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:04 pm CDT on Friday 23 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system about 1000 hPa near Port Augusta will move eastwards to be near Broken Hill late Friday evening and near Sydney on Saturday evening. A large high pressure system will become centred south of the Bight Saturday evening and move southeastwards to be south of Tasmania on Monday evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southerly 25 to 33 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of thunderstorm north of Cowell to Wallaroo, with local heavy falls and reduced visibility until mid evening.

Saturday 24 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southerly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 25 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning and increasing to 20 to 25 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 26 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
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 5:10 am CDT Saturday.

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