Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front will affect southern parts on Saturday, with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake. The ridge will strengthen as a high cell moves across the south, dominating conditions into early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 4 metres.

Saturday 2 August

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Cape Leeuwin in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly 3 metres, tending southwesterly 2 to 3 metres before dawn.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres before dawn.

Monday 4 August

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 metres.

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 Saturday.

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