No warnings for Western Australia
Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Friday 18 April 2014.
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
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of Hopetoun in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Hopetoun.
- Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Saturday 19 April
- 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.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Hopetoun.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday.
Sunday 20 April
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Monday 21 April
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Saturday.