Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

Weather Situation

A cold front is moving along the south coast as a ridge begins to extend across southern WA. The ridge will slowly move east during Wednesday and a high pressure centre will form over the southwest corner. The high and ridge will move further east on Friday as a cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Cape Leeuwin in the evening. Winds turning southerly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 19 June

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 21 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning then turning west to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. 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 am WST Wednesday.

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