Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 9:59 am WST on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends across central parts of the west coast while a broad west to northwesterly flow persists over waters off the southern west coast. A moderate cold front will pass through the southern and western part of the state late Thursday into Friday. A new ridge of high pressure will strengthen across central parts of the state on Saturday as the cold front clears eastward into the Bight.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 29 May

Gale Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots tending westerly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 30 to 35 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 4 to 5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 25 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail in the morning.

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 pm WST Thursday.

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