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

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Forecast issued at 4:01 am WST on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front will reach the Local Waters Saturday evening, with a new ridge of high pressure developing in its wake. A trough will deepen near the west coast during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers during this afternoon and early evening.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Monday 27 October

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly for a period in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
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 Saturday.

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