Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Friday 1 August 2014.
A cold southwesterly airmass associated with a deep low near Tasmania will move across southern parts of the state this morning. A high will develop over the Bight later Friday and then move east to be near the Victorian border Saturday evening then move very slowly east early next week.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Upper West Coast
- South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then to southeasterly below 10 knots by evening.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
- Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres, tending southerly 5 to 6 metres during the afternoon.
Saturday 2 August
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 3 to 5 metres.
Sunday 3 August
- North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CST Friday.