Upper South East Coastal Waters Forecast: Murray Mouth to Cape Jaffa

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge over the south of SA. A cold front will move across southern coasts early Friday morning, then the high will move into position south of the Bight later Friday. The high will then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea late Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots from the late morning then to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 26 April

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots by late morning, to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and to 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, increasing to 5 to 7 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly around midday, then increasing to about 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CST Thursday.

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