Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Sunday 20 April 2014.
A deep trough is moving eastwards through central and eastern parts of the state during Sunday whilst a ridge of high pressure will develop over the southwest of the state from later Sunday. The ridge will push across the southern half of the state on Monday with a trough developing down the west coast before moving inland on Tuesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening.
Monday 21 April
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Tuesday 22 April
- Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Sunday.