Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 17 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge to the south of South Australia. A low pressure trough will move across the west and south of the State on Sunday and the remainder on Monday, followed by a ridge of high pressure moving in from the west early in the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning, ahead of a southerly change 20 to 25 knots offshore late afternoon, extending throughout in the evening. Winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots south of Streaky Bay late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 18 February

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots early morning and to 15 to 20 knots late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 CDT Sunday.

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