Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad trough over South Australia will move east today as a high pressure system develops over the Bight then moves slowly east on Friday. A deep low is expected to form to the southwest of the Bight during the weekend with an associated trough extending across western coasts.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
30% chance of a shower this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Friday 26 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 27 August

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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