Forecast issued at 10:00 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017.
A trough near the west coast will move east during Monday ahead of a cold front which is expected to brush the western south coast on Tuesday morning. A ridge will then rapidly develop over the west coast in the wake of the front.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Denham, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Denham in the morning and afternoon.
Tuesday 21 February
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gascoyne Coast
- Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Shark Bay in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 22 February
- South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Cloud clearing.
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 Monday.