Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 10:09 am WST on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad trough lies just offshore from the west coast and will slowly move towards the south and then east over the coming days. A ridge of high pressure lies to the south of the State.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 27 February

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending east to southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 28 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 25 knots shifting west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 pm WST Wednesday.

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