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

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the area to the south of the Bight, with a weak trough expected to develop over eastern inland parts early in the coming week. A front will move over the south on Wednesday, which will be followed by another high pressure system developing to the south of the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots from mid evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots early in the morning, becoming variable below 10 knots late morning, then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 24 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon, reaching 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon period.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Sunday.

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