Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast updated at 7:36 am WST on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A relatively strong cold front crosses along the south coast on today. A weak ridge will then build through central parts of the State on Wednesday. Another moderately strong cold front will cross the west coast on Thursday afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Squalls to 45 knots possible in showers and thunderstorms during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 metres inshore, increasing to 5 to 6 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing. Tides likely to rise above the normal high tide mark.

Wednesday 15 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres, tending westerly 4 to 5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 16 July

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 40 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Westerly 5 metres, tending southwesterly 5 to 6 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending northwesterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.
Caution
Dangerous surf conditions hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing. Tides may rise above the normal high tide mark.

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 Tuesday.

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