Adelaide Local Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Adelaide
forecast windsWednesday: W/NW increasing 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW increasing 30/40 kts
Friday: SW 25/35 kts
Saturday: N/NE 15/25 kts
Wednesday: West to northwest 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the evening. Thursday: North to northwesterly 30/40 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning, tending southwest 20/30 knots in the afternoon then increasing to 30/40 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, temporarily decreasing to 2/3 metres from midday until early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots during the afternoon then tending southwest to westerly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon and evening. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning northwesterly during the morning then turning north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Port Noarlunga during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting westerly during the day then increasing to 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly below 0.5 metres.Issued Wed 16:45 CST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, WSW
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