Upper West Coastal Waters Forecast: Fowlers Bay to Elliston

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm CDT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure trough over the west of the State will move eastwards across the State during Sunday and Monday, and then move to the east of the State during Tuesday. A tropical low pressure system over the northwest of Western Australia is expected to move eastwards to be over the west of the State on Monday, before moving eastwards over northern parts on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 24 January

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly late morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 25 January

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly before dawn then shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Streaky Bay.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon.

Tuesday 26 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
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 Sunday.

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