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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 28 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move across Local Waters during the middle of the day. A new high pressure ridge will develop in its wake during Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning then turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a squally thunderstorm.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
South to southeasterly around 10 knots becoming variable below 10 knots around midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 1 July

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
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 pm WST Tuesday.

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