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

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system centred south of the Bight will move eastwards today to be centred east of Tasmania early Monday morning. A weak ridge of high pressure will move across from the west on Monday ahead of a trough of low pressure expected to move over the State during Tuesday and Wednesday. Another ridge will extend from the west later on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Gale Warning for Sunday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching 25 to 35 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon, easing to 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres, reaching 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning.

Monday 25 September

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots easing to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early morning then further to 10 to 15 knots late morning then easing to southerly around 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Sunday.

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