Forecast issued at 4:03 pm WST on Saturday 21 January 2017.
A weak ridge extends into waters south of the State. A broad trough lies inland from the west coast and will move eastwards quickly during Sunday and Monday, with a ridge extending through southern and western waters. A high will develop south of the State during Tuesday, shifting into the Bight by midweek.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 metres.
- Mostly clear.
Sunday 22 January
- Variable below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Monday 23 January
- Southwesterly 10 to 20 knots decreasing 5 to 10 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 24 January
- Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning easterly around midday.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2 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 am WST Sunday.