Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system south of Kangaroo Island is moving southeastwards and will weaken overnight. A high pressure system will develop to the southwest of the Bight during Thursday, and then move eastwards on the weekend, reaching the Tasman sea on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots, temporarily easing to below 10 knots from mid morning to early afternoon, tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 February

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots with afternoon coastal sea breezes.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 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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