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 15/20 kts
Friday: NW 20/25 kts
Saturday: S/SW 20/25 kts
Sunday: SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning then turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/25 knots before dawn then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Thu 15:53 CST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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