Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the east of the State will move eastwards to be over the eastern states later today. A low pressure system and associated front will move across western parts of the State late this afternoon and evening before continuing over southern and eastern parts on Thursday. Another high is expected to follow, moving over the Bight on Friday and across Victoria during the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots late afternoon then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Winds turning west to southwesterly about 15 knots offshore late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms tonight.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots extending throughout early morning then turning southerly 10 to 15 knots around midday.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.

Friday 5 September

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.

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 Wednesday.

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