Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Thursday 12 December 2013.
A ridge of high pressure lies near the south coast, while a surface trough sits near the west coast. On Friday and Saturday a high pressure system will move into the Bight.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Friday 13 December
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Isolated thunderstorms offshore north of Geraldton in the morning.
Saturday 14 December
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Sunday 15 December
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southerly during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
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 Friday.