Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Tuesday 21 May 2013.
A low pressure system is contracting eastwards through the Bight with a ridge of high pressure developing in its wake. A high pressure system will move into the Bight late Wednesday and strengthen over the next few days.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Wednesday 22 May
- Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Thursday 23 May
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres by early evening.
Friday 24 May
- East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
- Latest Coastal Observations
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Wednesday.