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

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will lie to the south of Perth for the next few days.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the afternoon and increasing to 15 to 20 knots by mid afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.

Tuesday 22 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots easing below 10 knots during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Wednesday 23 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots around midday.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Thursday 24 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots around midday.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 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 Monday.

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