Forecast issued at 4:03 pm WST on Thursday 29 January 2015.
A ridge extends south of the state with a high pressure system moving east during the forecast period. A near stationary trough along the west coast will persist and deepen over the next few days, bringing the risk of thunderstorms to the area.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Friday 30 January
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and early evening.
Saturday 31 January
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending variable below 10 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Coral Bay in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday 1 February
- Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. 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 Friday.