Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 2016.
A ridge of high pressure lies across the south of the state. A weak cold front will move across far southwestern waters on Monday, ahead of a stronger cold front which will move across southern coastal waters throughout Wednesday. A high pressure ridge will develop along the south coast in its wake.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Monday 5 December
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 6 December
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Cloud clearing.
Wednesday 7 December
- Southerly 20 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Geraldton.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Monday.