Spencer Gulf Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Sunday 18 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front over Victoria will weaken as it moves further east. A cool to cold southwesterly airstream will persist into mid week. A high pressure system near Perth will move slowly eastwards to be over South Australia on Thursday, then over NSW on Friday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Spencer Gulf

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, possibly reaching 20 to 30 knots at times, mainly south of south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible small hail.

Monday 19 August

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots late morning then to 10 to 15 knots north of Cowell to Wallaroo in the afternoon, turning westerly late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 20 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 21 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.
Weather
Partly 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 CST Monday.

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