Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 10:06 pm CDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will move steadily eastwards over the week, with a weak ridge of high pressure persisting off the southern coast throughout the forecast period. A low pressure system and associated trough over Western Australia will enter the far west of the state on Friday, before moving across the north of the state over the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots inshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres south of Streaky Bay.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 24 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning then turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres south of Streaky Bay.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 25 October

Winds
Southeast to easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 too 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 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 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.

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