Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high southeast of the State will continue to move east to be in the Tasman Sea this afternoon. A cold front will move across coastal waters on Sunday. A new high will move into the Bight on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and evening. Winds turning easterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 20% chance of a shower this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening.

Sunday 4 December

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then shifting southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon with possible squalls to 40 knots.

Monday 5 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots, with southwest to southeasterly afternoon sea breezes 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 CDT Saturday.

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