No warnings for Western Australia
Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 24 April 2014.
A ridge of high pressure lies south of the state.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of Hopetoun during the afternoon and evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Isolated thunderstorms east of Hopetoun from late this afternoon, extending throughout during the evening.
Friday 25 April
- North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly early in the morning then tending southeasterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots east of Esperance in the early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Isolated thunderstorms contracting east of Esperance early in the morning.
Saturday 26 April
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the morning then increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 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
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Thursday.