Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 2 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies along the south coast with a weak low pressure system to the west of Perth. A weak cold front reaches the southwest of the state late today before a new ridge develops from the west on Friday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 3 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of Cape Leeuwin early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 pm WST Thursday.

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