Forecast issued at 3:51 pm CST on Friday 22 August 2014.
A high 1038 hPa over the Tasman Sea will remain near stationary for the next week extending a ridge of high pressure over the State. A low pressure trough over the Far West Coast will move eastwards over remaining coastal waters during this evening and Saturday.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Saturday 23 August
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots south of Streaky Bay early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly 5 to 10 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Sunday 24 August
- Southeast to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres south of Streaky Bay.
Monday 25 August
- Southeast to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots. Afternoon sea breezes 5 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CST Saturday.