Albany Coastal Waters Forecast: Walpole to Bremer Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A westerly to northwesterly flow over western parts as a weak cold front brushes the south coast during Thursday. A ridge of high pressure will develop in the wake of the front on Friday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Albany Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly in the late morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending westerly 2 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms offshore west of Albany this morning.

Friday 22 August

Gale Warning for Friday for Albany Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots early in the morning. Winds tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 4 metres, decreasing below 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 5 metres, tending southwesterly 4 to 6 metres during the morning.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 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 pm WST Thursday.

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