Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Tasmania will weaken and move southeastwards as a new high moves to a position south of the Bight during the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots for a period from mid morning to mid afternoon. Winds turning southerly for a period in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 CDT Thursday.

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