Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 26 August 2016.
A high pressure system lies in the Bight. A cold front moves across southern and central parts of the State later today and during Saturday. A low pressure system off the south coast behind the front moves eastwards over the weekend.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Coral Bay.
- Mostly sunny.
Saturday 27 August
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers south of Coral Bay, 40% chance elsewhere.
Sunday 28 August
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 pm WST Friday.