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

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Forecast issued at 4:01 pm WST on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure to the south of the state will strengthen throughout Wednesday and Thursday before stagnating heading into the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly around midday then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres for a period during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 5 March

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 6 March

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the late morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots from midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 7 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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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