Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm WST on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Weather Situation

An approaching strong cold front reaches the southwest capes tonight crossing the west coast during the evening and early Friday morning. It will continue moving east and in its wake a ridge develops during Saturday and Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Esperance Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Hopetoun.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres east of Hopetoun.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Hopetoun.

Friday 19 April

Gale Warning for Friday for Esperance Coast

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then tending westerly 25 to 30 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 45 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 20 April

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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