Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 29 November 2015.
A ridge of high pressure lies over the south west of the State and will strengthen over the southern half over coming days. A high pressure system will move south of the State on Tuesday. A surface trough will develop near the west coast from early Wednesday moving inland on Thursday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Hopetoun in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Hopetoun by early evening.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Monday 30 November
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots east of Esperance in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres east of Esperance around midday.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Tuesday 1 December
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the afternoon and evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower east of Hopetoun in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Wednesday 2 December
- East to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the evening.
- 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 Monday.