Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 4:01 pm CDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high 1019hPa centred to west of Tasmania will move east to be over Tasman Sea on Sunday. A trough will extend from the west during Sunday followed by a new ridge of high pressure extending over the State on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then shifting southwesterly late morning.
Seas
0.5 to 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower and the chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots before sunrise then further to south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots by late morning then to around 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
Southwesterly around 10 knots turning southeasterly during the evening. Afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 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 Sunday.

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