Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Tuesday 28 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high 1034 hPa south of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be south of Mount Gambier Wednesday evening and over the Tasman Sea later on Thursday. A weak front will move across far western coasts late on Friday then remaining coasts on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 April

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the morning.

Thursday 30 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Afternoon south to southeasterly inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 1 May

Winds
Northeasterly around 15 knots turning north to northwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
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 5:10 am CST Wednesday.

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