Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

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Forecast issued at 3:55 pm WST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough near the west coast will gradually shift inland during tonight and Saturday. Generally east to southeasterly winds ahead in advance of the trough will tend southerly in its wake. The trough will move eastward over the Eucla coast to reach the Bight on Sunday. Behind the trough, a broad high pressure ridge will dominate the weather pattern into early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres east of Esperance.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly cloudy. 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Hopetoun in the early morning.

Monday 22 December

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% 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 am WST Saturday.

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