Esperance Coastal Waters Forecast: Bremer Bay to Israelite Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A deep trough across the Esperance coast will move eastwards today, reaching the SA border Saturday night. A weak cold front will approach from the southwest on Saturday afternoon, dissipating rapidly as a new ridge of high pressure develops in it's wake. The ridge will extend into the Bight during Sunday as a second weaker frontal feature brushes the south coast during Monday. A trough will start to develop inland from the west coast during Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Esperance Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots west of Esperance in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Hopetoun by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower west of Hopetoun, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 4 December

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Esperance Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Hopetoun early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the morning.

Monday 5 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Esperance in the afternoon.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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 Sunday.

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