West Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for ThevenardLow Thu 18:46 CST (0.5m)
High Fri 00:12 CST (1.3m)
Low Fri 07:24 CST (0.5m)
High Fri 13:01 CST (2.3m)
forecast windsThursday: SW/S 20/25 kts
Friday: NE/NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/25 kts
North to northwesterly 20/25 knots, ahead of a westerly change 20/25 knots extending from the west during the morning. Winds shifting southwest to southerly 20/25 knots mid to late afternoon, easing to 15/20 knots early evening, becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then turning northeast to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:24 CST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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Gale Warning for the Lower South East Coast. Strong Wind Warning for the Central, South Central and Upper South East coasts
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