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

No warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Thursday 17 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will remain over the area for the next few days.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.

Friday 18 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending easterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres before dawn, then decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 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 Thursday.

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