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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure trough over the west of the State will move eastwards across the State during Sunday and Monday, and then move to the east of the State during Tuesday. A tropical low pressure system over the northwest of Western Australia is expected to move eastwards to be over the west of the State on Monday, before moving eastwards over northern parts on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 24 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending north to northeasterly early in the morning, then north to northwesterly in the afternoon and southeast to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 25 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon then turning southeasterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
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 Sunday.

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