Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Monday 1 September 2014.
A high centred in the west of the Bight will push eastwards throughout Monday, ahead of a weak cold front that will brush the southwest coast late Tuesday into Wednesday. A new high pressure system will develop along the south coast in its wake from Wednesday afternoon.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Tuesday 2 September
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Coral Bay in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Coral Bay by early evening.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Wednesday 3 September
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Coral Bay.
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 Monday.