Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Monday 23 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred west of Tasmania will continue to move slowly eastwards to be centred over Tasmania on Monday, where it will remain stationary before moving slowly eastwards again mid week. A low pressure trough will develop in the far west of the State on Tuesday, and then move over the remainder mid to late in the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore and throughout in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 24 May

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe.

Wednesday 25 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CST Monday.

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