Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014.
A trough will move through southern waters during Friday evening and Saturday morning. A strong high over southern Western Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days with a firm ridge developing along the east coast in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Winds shifting southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Around 1 to 1.5 metres.
Saturday 2 August
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
Sunday 3 August
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots tending southeasterly during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far north during the afternoon or evening.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Friday.