Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure builds to the south of the State as a trough deepens down the west coast. A low pressure centre will develop along the trough over the Gascoyne coast and will drift southwards during Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Easterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 8 December

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Thursday 9 December

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 10 December

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres east of Cape Leeuwin.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Wednesday.

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