Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 22 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through coastal waters during Thursday evening and into Friday morning. A ridge then develops over southern WA during Friday in the wake of the front.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Albany Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore west of Albany in the evening. Winds shifting southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Squalls to 45 knots possible in showers and thunderstorms.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore west of Albany.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain offshore west of Albany, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 23 August

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the day. Winds turning southerly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 3 to 5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Possible hail.

Saturday 24 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 25 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 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 4:00 am WST Friday.

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