Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm CDT on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will continue to move slowly eastwards, reaching New Zealand later Wednesday. A trough of low pressure over the far west of the State will also move only slowly eastwards during the next few days reaching the eastern border on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots. A southwesterly change 15 to 25 knots extending from the west during the morning then tending southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 24 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.

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