Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 28 April 2017.
A weak warm front near the south coast will move away to the east this morning. A westerly stream will be directed over the state today while another weak front passes to the south, heralding a southwesterly flow early on Saturday. A high will move over the Bight and extend a ridge north of Tasmania, then move across southeast Australia on Sunday and weaken as a cold front approaches.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the morning then west to northwesterly in the late afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly around 1 metre.
- 2nd Swell
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
Saturday 29 April
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Sunday 30 April
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- 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 4:05 pm EST Friday.