Submitted by Craig on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 10:38
South Australian Forecast (issued Monday 11th November)
Best Days: Thursday on the Mid for beginners
There was no decent surf to be found over the weekend with fresh onshore winds across the South Coast and a junky windswell, while the Mid Coast was tiny to flat.
This week (Nov 11-15)
Unfortunately our recent run of poor waves will continue well into this week with the combination of a strong stubborn high pressure ridge in the Bight being squeezed by a low in the Tasman Sea. This is direction average onshore winds across the South Coast, while also putting a block on our main swell windows.
A long-range and very inconsistent W/SW groundswell is still due later Wednesday ahead of a peak Thursday but we're not looking at any major size. This is due to the storm creating the swell breaking down well west of WA in our far swell window.Beginners will probably be the biggest beneficiaries of this swell, finding clean peelers on the Mid Coast beaches Thursday.
This weekend and longer term (Nov 16 onwards)
Another high pressure system is expected to take the place of the current weakening system over the weekend. This will continue to put a block across our swell windows and also direct average SE winds across the state.
A break in the pattern is due early next week with winds due to go more N'ly but we'll review this again on Wednesday.