Ocean conditions for Australia’s southern coast and shelves

View hind-cast, now-cast and forecasts for ocean conditions in Australia's southern shelves. Conditions are shown at a high-resolution using a 2.5 km grid.

Ocean conditions in Australia's southern shelves are mapped using the Southern Australian Regional Ocean Model (SAROM).

Site station conditions

Now-cast and forecast conditions are shown at 34 SAROM site stations around the Southern Shelves. Each now-cast/forecast displays:

  • the station site name, latitude and longitude
  • hind-casts as a black time axis
  • forecasts as a red time axis
  • surface winds issued for 10 meters above the sea surface
  • wind speeds and depth-averaged current speeds indicated by stick length
  • wind direction and current direction shown through stick position, where:
    • vertical is directed to the north
    • leaning right is directed to the east.

View now-cast/forecast conditions for the 34 SAROM site stations:

  1. Port Le Hunte now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 32°11'45.24"S, 132°47'49.92"E
  2. Ceduna inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 32°20'10.68"S, 133°40'55.19"E
  3. Ceduna outer now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 32°43'19.92"S, 133°10'30.35"E
  4. Streaky Bay outer now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 32°40'31.44"S, 133°46'27.12"E
  5. Streaky Bay inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 32°36'19.07"S, 134°08'00.96"E
  6. Anxious Bay now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 33°10'00.11"S, 134°08'00.96"E
  7. Flinders Island inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 33°38'46.32"S, 134°40'38.64"E
  8. Flinders Island souter now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 33°58'25.32"S, 134°08'34.43"E
  9. Point Drummond now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 34°11'03.11"S, 135°06'38.16"E
  10. Coffin Bay inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 34°25'47.28"S, 135°17'41.64"E
  11. Coffin Bay outer now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 34°30'00.00"S, 135°01'06.24"E
  12. Neptune Island inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°10'47.28"S, 136°07'30.00"E
  13. Neptune Island outer now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°27'06.47"S, 135°59'45.60"E
  14. Vivonne Bay now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°08'40.92"S, 137°13'47.28"E
  15. Cape Willoughby now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°52'53.75"S, 138°18'37.79"E
  16. Victor Harbor now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°39'12.60"S, 138°50'04.91"E
  17. Salt Creek inner now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°16'34.67"S, 139°29'39.12"E
  18. Salt Creek outer now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 37°05'31.56"S, 139°03'06.47"E
  19. Kingston now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°45'00.00"S, 139°41'16.08"E
  20. Robe now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 37°16'34.67"S, 139°38'46.67"E
  21. Southend now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 37°39'44.28"S, 140°03'14.76"E
  22. Port Macdonnell now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 38°08'09.60"S, 140°40'09.83"E
  23. Mount Richmond now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 38°20'47.39"S, 141°17'04.56"E
  24. Cape Bridgewater now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 38°27'06.47"S, 141°22'03.00"E
  25. NRSKAI (Kangaroo Island) now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°50'17.15"S, 136°26'23.99"E
  26. SAM5CB (Coffin Bay) now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 34°55'39.00"S, 135°00'35.28"E
  27. SAM8SG (mouth of Spencer Gulf) now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°15'00.71"S, 136°41'22.91"E
  28. Cape du Couedic now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°05'49.20"S, 136°16'40.80"E
  29. Great Australia Bight offshore 1 now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 33°31'08.40"S, 132°11'42.00"E
  30. Great Australia Bight offshore 2 now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 34°46'19.20"S, 133°53'56.40"E
  31. SW Rocky now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°00'54.00"S, 134°20'42.00"E
  32. Cabbage now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 35°15'36.00"S, 135°34'48.00"E
  33. Young Rocks now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°25'37.20"S, 137°24'25.20"E
  34. Sanders Banks now-cast/forecast
    Latitude and Longitude: 36°07'44.40"S, 138°13'33.60"E

Disclaimer

This is a research and experimental product and no liability is assumed for the use of the eSA-Marine system or its products including now-casts and forecasts. In particular, this includes all conditions outlined in the general PIRSA disclaimer that can be accessed here or at the bottom of this page. Moreover, other sources of ocean now-cast/forecasts and or data may not align or be consistent with output from the eSA-Marine System which may be in error and/or out of date. Users should obtain their own independent advice. No liability is assumed for the eSA-Marine products presented here.

Page Last Reviewed: 20 Oct 2017
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