Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 10:15 am WST on Friday 26 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies in the Bight. A cold front moves across southern and central parts of the State later today and during Saturday. A low pressure system off the south coast behind the front moves eastwards over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Saturday 27 August

Gale Warning for Saturday for Albany Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late morning. Reaching up to 40 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Sunday 28 August

Winds
Southerly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 4 to 7 metres, tending southwesterly 3 to 5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Friday.

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