Forecast issued at 10:10 am WST on Sunday 25 September 2016.
A cold front is moving eastwards through the South West Land Division during today. A high pressure ridge will develop over central parts of the State in the wake of the front on Monday, with another cold front expected to reach the southwest capes Monday afternoon. On Tuesday another cold front will move through the South West Land Division during the day.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late morning. Decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Monday 26 September
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending southwesterly in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Tuesday 27 September
- Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
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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