Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge over the south of SA. A cold front will move across southern coasts early Friday morning, then the high will move into position south of the Bight later Friday. The high will then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea late Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending southerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the late morning and early afternoon, then shifting southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning, then shifting south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by late evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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