Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge strengthens over the central and southern parts of the state, slowly drifting southwards through the remainder of the week. A high develops in the Bight over the weekend as a trough deepens near the west coast on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Albany Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore west of Albany during the morning. Winds turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, easing 1.5 to 2 metres in the late evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 22 October

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 23 October

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
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 pm WST Thursday.

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