Marine Weather Outlook South Indian Ocean
A moderate to strong ridge of high pressure prevails across the South Indian Ocean between 35 S and 40 S latitudes. North of this ridge, winds will be mostly easterly forces 3-5 but briefly force 6 at times. No tropical cyclones are currently present. South of 40S expecting mostly westerly winds forces 5-6 freshening to near gale conditions at times with frontal passages.