Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm WST on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Weather Situation

An approaching strong cold front reaches the southwest capes tonight crossing the west coast during the evening and early Friday morning. It will continue moving east and in its wake a ridge develops during Saturday and Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore west of Albany.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres west of Albany.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers west of Albany, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 19 April

Gale Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly before dawn. Winds reaching up to 45 knots during the morning. Squalls to 50 knots possible in showers and thunderstorms.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Saturday 20 April

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing, easing during the day.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore west of Albany.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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