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

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front moving across the south this evening will move away to the east early Saturday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight late Saturday and is then expected to move slowly northeastwards early next week. Another cold front will move across from the west mid to late next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain, with possible hail offshore later tonight. Thunderstorms offshore with squalls to at least 40 knots.

Saturday 18 August

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Upper South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly during the morning. Winds reaching 25 to 33 knots during the day.
Seas
2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 19 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 20 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Salt Creek during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 5:10 am CST Saturday.

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