Forecast issued at 4:04 pm WST on Monday 27 March 2017.
A ridge is developing south of the State over the next couple of days. A weak cold front will brush the south coast during Tuesday with a high pressure system becoming established in the Bight by Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 28 March
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
- Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Wednesday 29 March
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly in the late evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres offshore.
- Cloud clearing.
Thursday 30 March
- East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- South to southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
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 Tuesday.