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

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Forecast issued at 4:04 pm WST on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is developing over the west coast, with a high pressure system moving into the Bight on Friday. A weak cold front will reach the Local Waters Saturday evening, with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots mid morning then becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots by mid morning before shifting becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots around midday, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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