No warnings for Western Australia
Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Wednesday 16 April 2014.
A weak cold front near the south coast will contract into the Bight during the day as a ridge develops in its wake. A second weak cold front will reach the southwest corner on Thursday before a ridge redevelops to the south of the state overnight Thursday into Friday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Cape Leeuwin in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres east of Cape Leeuwin.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Thursday 17 April
- West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape Leeuwin in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres around midday.
Friday 18 April
- East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Cape Leeuwin during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres, decreasing to 4 metres by early evening.
Saturday 19 April
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
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
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Thursday.