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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure lies near the west coast and a ridge of high pressure lies to the south of the State.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly around midday.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 12 February

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly 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 pm WST Wednesday.

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