Forecast issued at 5:48 pm WST on Friday 27 February 2015.
A strong ridge of high pressure is developing south of the state with a trough of low pressure developing near the west coast over the weekend.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
- Mostly clear.
Saturday 28 February
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay around midday.
- South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Coral Bay in the evening.
Sunday 1 March
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon.
Monday 2 March
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Saturday.