Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Monday 10 March 2014.
A ridge of high pressure is developing along the south coast and will lie stationary over the next few days. A surface trough will form down the west coast on Tuesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Tuesday 11 March
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly in the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres around dawn, then decreasing to 3 metres by early evening.
Wednesday 12 March
- East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 4:00 pm WST Monday.