Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge lies near the south coast with a high pressure system located in the Bight. A weak cold front will brush the south coast over the weekend with a deep trough moving eastwards ahead of the front. Another ridge will begin developing over the south of the state in the wake of the front from Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of Hopetoun in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Hopetoun.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots ahead of a south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knot change which will extend from the west from late morning to be waters throughout by late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Hopetoun.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.

Monday 21 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.

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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