Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:06 am WST on Friday 23 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends through southern and western parts of the State. The high centre will move through the Southern Ocean during today to reach the Bight by tonight. A few trough will deepen down the west coast today before moving inland during Saturday. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lincoln is likely to redevelop into a cyclone today and could threaten waters off the Gascoyne coast later Saturday before moving inland during Saturday night and Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres west of Albany during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore west of Albany.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 24 February

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Albany Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Albany in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Albany in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 Friday.

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