Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 26 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over the Gascoyne and Goldfields will slowly contract north and east, as a high pressure ridge builds south of the State. A weak cold front will brush past the southwest coast tonight and across the south coast on Tuesday. A new trough will develop down the west coast from mid week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Leeuwin in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Leeuwin by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 27 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots east of Cape Leeuwin early in the morning. Winds turning southerly early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 28 February

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 February

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Point Augusta in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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