Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 4:02 pm CST on Thursday 17 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across coastal waters on Friday morning followed by a ridge of high pressure extending over the State on the weekend. A second cold front is expected to move across most coastal waters on Monday and extend across the far north of Spencer Gulf early Tuesday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable 5 to 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.

Friday 18 April

Winds
Variable 5 to 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres increasing to 0.5 to 1 metre late afternoon and 1 to 1.5 metres late evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3.5 metres, increasing to 3.5 to 4.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Patchy fog north of Venus Bay early in the morning with reduced visibility.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots during the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots turning northerly 10 to 15 knots early morning, then increasing to 15 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 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 5:10 am CST Friday.

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