Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 6 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep surface trough just inland from the west coast will contract eastwards overnight and during tomorrow as a weak cold front approaches the southwest corner of the state. The cold front will move through southwestern parts of the South West Land Division during Saturday, with a ridge of high pressure developing rapidly in its wake on Sunday. A high pressure system will move south of the state on Monday, with a new surface trough developing inland from the west coast on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending north to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 7 December

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly before dawn. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 8 December

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 9 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
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 4:00 am WST Saturday.

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