Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep trough near the west coast will move inland on Friday. A ridge of high pressure develops near the south coast on Saturday before another trough develops near the west coast during Sunday and becomes active along the west coast through Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots from the west in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Leeuwin in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 28 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 29 March

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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