Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:52 pm CDT on Saturday 6 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman sea is weakening. A new high will form south of the Bight on Sunday and Monday, and then move eastwards and weaken ahead of another high developing southwest of the Bight on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore till late evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 7 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, reaching 1.5 to 2 metres inshore from late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 8 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 9 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Streaky Bay during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Sunday.

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