Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 27 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system off the south coast is moving into the Bight, leaving a vigorous southerly flow in its wake until a ridge develops late Monday before another cold front approaches later on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Esperance Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots west of Esperance in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres west of Esperance.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres west of Hopetoun.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 28 August

Gale Warning for Sunday for Esperance Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting south to southwesterly from the west throughout the day. Reaching up to 35 knots west of Hopetoun in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, reaching 3.5 metres west of Hopetoun in the evening.
Swell
South to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres west of Esperance.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Monday 29 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots. Winds tending westerly 15 to 20 knots east of Esperance in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly to southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots east of Esperance, then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Sunday.

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