Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 25 August 2016.
A high pressure system south of the State will move eastwards into the Bight tonight. A cold front moves east through the southwest of the State during Friday afternoon and evening, reaching the southeast of the State on Saturday. A low pressure system off the south coast behind the front moves eastwards over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Friday 26 August
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Denham in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore south of Denham in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Saturday 27 August
- West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting southerly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.
Sunday 28 August
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 4 metres, tending southerly 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
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 Friday.