Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am CST on Saturday 1 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front over the Gulfs will move northeast this morning. A series of fronts will then move across the southeast of the State over the following days as a high southwest of WA extends a ridge over western coastal waters.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Upper West Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots inshore in the early afternoon. Winds turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Monday 3 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 CST Saturday.

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