Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier will move slowly eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. A low pressure system and associated trough will move across western coasts on Tuesday then extend to remaining coasts on Wednesday. A new high pressure system will develop north of the Bight on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.

Monday 22 September

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Streaky Bay around midday.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms in the morning, mainly south of Streaky Bay.

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 Monday.

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