Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the east of the State is near stationary. A trough of low pressure will move into the far west of the State late Sunday and then move across the west on Monday. A low pressure system is expected to develop south of the Bight early Tuesday and move across the west of the State later on Tuesday and across the east on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre reaching 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 20% chance of a shower later tonight.

Monday 31 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, turning southwesterly during the afternoon and easing to 5 to 10 knots east of Ceduna.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a morning thunderstorm.

Tuesday 1 September

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 CST Sunday.

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