Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Friday 23 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high centred over the south of WA extends a ridge of high pressure over SA. This high will move eastwards to be centred south of the Bight by Saturday and will then move slowly eastwards to be over Victoria early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 24 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 25 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 26 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the morning then turning east to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 CST Saturday.

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