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

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Forecast issued at 3:58 pm CDT on Friday 23 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the WA/SA border is maintaining fresh southerly flow over South Australian coasts. The high will move through Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea over the weekend maintaining a ridge over the south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 24 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 26 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
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 CDT Saturday.

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