Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over the area to the south of the Bight, with a weak trough expected to develop over eastern inland parts early in the coming week. A front will move over the south on Wednesday, which will be followed by another high pressure system developing to the south of the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, increasing to south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 24 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon turning south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Sunday.

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