Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Thursday 6 October 2022.

Weather Situation

A cold front over the west of SA will move eastwards to reach eastern districts later in the evening. A high pressure system will move over southern parts of the State during the weekend. A low pressure trough will move across from the west early next week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Friday 7 October

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3 to 4 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 8 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres south of Streaky Bay.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 9 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Friday.

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