Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017.
A trough near the west coast will move east during Monday ahead of a cold front which is expected to brush the western south coast on Tuesday morning. A ridge will then rapidly develop over the west coast in the wake of the front.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the afternoon and evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Tuesday 21 February
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Bunbury Geographe Coast
- West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres around midday.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Wednesday 22 February
- Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
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.