Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Monday 1 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will reach southern coastal waters early this morning, then extend through remaining coastal waters by mid-afternoon. A high pressure system will become centred south of the Bight on Tuesday and then move slowly eastwards to be in the Tasman Sea on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 2 May

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 3 May

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 Monday.

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