Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:11 am CDT on Thursday 27 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high (1026 hPa) south of the State will move slowly southeastwards to be located southwest of Tasmania Saturday morning. A trough of low pressure will develop near the western border on Saturday, then move over South Australia on Sunday and into the far northeast on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, possibly reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 28 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then increasing to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late afternoon and early evening and reaching 20 to 25 knots in the west late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then easing to 10 to 15 knots by late morning then turning east to southeasterly late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
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 CDT Thursday.

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