Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 31 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving over the south of WA and will move into the Bight on Friday. A weak cold front will affect southern parts on Saturday, with a new ridge of high pressure developing over the south of WA on Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Albany in the evening. Winds turning southerly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 6 metres.

Friday 1 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 6 metres, tending south to southwesterly 4 to 5 metres around midday.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots shifting southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres before dawn.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.

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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