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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am CDT on Sunday 24 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A vigorous cold front will move over the south of the State late Sunday and early Monday. A high pressure system will become established south of the Bight by late Tuesday and will move eastwards to be centred over the Tasman Sea late Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Far West Coast

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late morning, and further to 20 to 25 knots early afternoon then tending southwesterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching 25 to 30 knots offshore in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 25 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning and afternoon then turning south to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 26 March

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm CDT Sunday.

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