Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 10:46 am CDT on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure over the Far West Coast will gradually extend eastwards over remaining coasts today. A high will pass to the south of the Bight during Wednesday then a broad area of low pressure is expected to develop over the State on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots later this morning. Winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the early afternoon then southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the day.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 18 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 19 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 CDT Tuesday.

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