Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm CDT on Sunday 1 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high 1019 hPa south of the Bight will move quickly eastwards to be over the Tasman Sea on Monday. A series of weak fronts will pass to the south of the State during the week, with a ridge of high pressure being maintained over the southern part of the State.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 2 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning, tending south to southeasterly in the afternoon and increasing to 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore from late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of rain.

Tuesday 3 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of rain.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
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 5:10 am CDT Monday.

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