Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 4:14 pm CDT on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A front near southern and western coasts will move over remaining coasts this evening. A high pressure system will move into a position south of the Bight early on Thursday then will move slowly east to over the Tasman sea on Saturday, ahead of a front approaching southern coasts later Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, temporarily easing to 15 to 20 knots from late morning to mid afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 3 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 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 5:10 am CDT Thursday.

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