Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front will move across the west coast on Sunday morning, bringing strong and gusty winds. The front will move east across central and southern parts of the state throughout Sunday and into Monday. A ridge of high pressure will develop across the south of the state in its wake.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Gale Warning for Sunday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the late afternoon. Winds shifting southerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres offshore.
Weather
Isolated heavy showers inshore developing in the morning, increasing to rain in the afternoon, easing to scattered showers during the evening. The chance of thunderstorms west of Albany from the late morning, extending throughout during this afternoon and evening.

Monday 22 September

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Albany Coast

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Albany in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore east of Albany.
Swell
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 pm WST Sunday.

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