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

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move through the Bight as a weak cold front passes along the south coast. A new ridge of high pressure will begin to extend over the southwest corner on Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming southerly in the middle of the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly in the middle of the day then turning east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.

Friday 5 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm WST Tuesday.

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