Far West Coastal Waters Forecast: WA-SA Border to Fowlers Bay

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Monday 18 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea mid to late this week, then another weaker high will develop over the Bight late in the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 21 January

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Tuesday.

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