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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Monday 5 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will south of the Bight will move eastwards and weaken early in the week, and will be replaced by another high south of the Bight on Thursday which will also move eastwards, reaching the Tasman sea next weekend. Another low pressure trough is expected to move into the west of SA next Saturday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Far West Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots inshore.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the east early in the morning. Winds turning southerly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning and 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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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