Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system centred south of the Bight will move eastwards today to be centred east of Tasmania early Monday morning. A weak ridge of high pressure will move across from the west on Monday ahead of a trough of low pressure expected to move over the State during Tuesday and Wednesday. Another ridge will extend from the west later on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots south of Streaky Bay early in the morning, easing to 15 to 20 knots late morning then turning southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 25 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late afternoon, reaching 20 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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 3:50 pm CST Sunday.

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