Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:02 pm WST on Sunday 25 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends through most of southern waters of WA and will move into the Bight on Monday. A surface trough will deepen down the west coast this evening, remaining mostly stationary near the west coast through Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Cape Leeuwin in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 26 January

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 am WST Monday.

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