Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 6 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep surface trough just inland from the west coast will contract eastwards overnight and during tomorrow as a weak cold front approaches the southwest corner of the state. The cold front will move through southwestern parts of the South West Land Division during Saturday, with a ridge of high pressure developing rapidly in its wake on Sunday. A high pressure system will move south of the state on Monday, with a new surface trough developing inland from the west coast on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Esperance Coast

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Esperance.

Saturday 7 December

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Esperance Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots west of Esperance early in the morning. Winds tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 8 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 9 December

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Saturday.

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