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

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Forecast issued at 10:13 am CST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across southern parts of the State Tuesday morning, followed by a stronger cold front reaching western and far southern coasts Thursday evening and moving over the agricultural area early Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots easing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 5 metres, tending southwesterly 3 to 4 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, tending southerly 2 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning, then turning westerly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending west to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible small hail in the evening.

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 Tuesday.

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