Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.
A high pressure system to the southwest extends a ridge over the south of the State. The high will move eastwards to the south of WA over the next few days.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Easterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny.
Wednesday 5 August
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Denham early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 6 August
- Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
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 pm WST Tuesday.