Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 1 October 2016.
A strong cold front continues to move over the southeast of the State this afternoon and evening. A high pressure ridge will gradually develop over central parts of the State on Sunday before drifting slowly southwards on Monday. A weak trough will extend from the Pilbara through to the south coast on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Southerly 20 to 25 knots.
- 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore south of Coral Bay.
- Partly cloudy.
Sunday 2 October
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Ningaloo Coast
- South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and again in the late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
- Cloud clearing.
Monday 3 October
- South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots late morning before tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Tuesday 4 October
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
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 Sunday.