Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast updated at 7:49 pm WST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front will continue to move across southern parts of the state today and Monday. A ridge of high pressure will develop across the south of the state in its wake.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 metres.
Weather
Isolated heavy showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Possible hail offshore, extending throughout in the evening.

Monday 22 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms inshore in the early morning. Possible hail inshore in the early morning.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.

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 Monday.

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