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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 18 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the far east of the State this morning will move east today. A vigorous cold front will move across western and central parts of the State on Thursday, then across eastern parts on Friday as a ridge of high pressure extends across the State from the west.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots temporarily easing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon period and reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 19 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then easing to 15 to 25 knots mid to late afternoon. Winds turning west to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the early evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible squalls to 40 knots offshore at night.

Friday 20 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 CST Wednesday.

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