Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast updated at 4:36 pm CST on Monday 18 June 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Mount Gambier is moving slowly eastwards and will be centred over the southern Tasman sea later Tuesday. A front will move over the far west of the State on Tuesday, then slide southeastwards over southern parts of the State during the middle of the week. An area of high pressure will then become established over the Pastoral districts from mid-week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 19 June

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots turning northwesterly from early afternoon, shifting southwesterly well offshore late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Streaky Bay.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the evening.

Wednesday 20 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots ahead of a south to southwesterly change 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Thursday 21 June

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 CST Tuesday.

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