Perth Local Waters Forecast: Two Rocks to Dawesville, inshore from Rottnest Island

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm WST on Tuesday 23 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will lie to the south of Perth for the next few days. A cold front will approach the far southwest of the State later on Friday and move over the southwest of the state on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.

Friday 26 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly during the morning then increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.

Saturday 27 September

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.

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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Wednesday.

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