West Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Thevenard
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 45/55 kts
Friday: SW 25/33 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 45/55 knots, decreasing to 35/45 knots during the afternoon and 30/40 knots in the evening and 25/35 knots late evening. Seas: 4/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 7/9 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 25/33 knots easing to 20/25 knots during the morning, 15/20 knots in the afternoon and becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres, decreasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots during the morning then turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 06:42 CST
Seas: Up to 6.0m
Swell: Up to 9.0m, SW
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Storm Force Wind: U/L W coasts. Gales: Adel Met, Far W, Central & S Central coasts, Spencer Gulf, Gulf St Vin & Inv Str. Strong Wind: Up SE
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