Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Monday 27 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge is developing along the south coast. A weak cold front will brush the south coast during Tuesday. The ridge strengthens in the wake of the front with a high pressure system moving into the Bight on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Tuesday 28 March

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Albany Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

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 Monday.

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