Leeuwin Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Naturaliste to Walpole

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm WST on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough will start to develop near the west coast late this evening and deepen on Tuesday and Wednesday as a low pressure system develops off the west coast. The trough then moves inland during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Leeuwin in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore north of Cape Leeuwin.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 November

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Leeuwin Coast

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore east of Cape Leeuwin by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 26 November

Winds
Easterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore east of Cape Leeuwin during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Tuesday.

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