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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 25 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends over the south of the State as a weak trough develops down the west coast.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Perth Local Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Winds turning southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 26 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Perth Local Waters

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots and turning southwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 27 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 28 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southwesterly during the day then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly during the morning then turning south to southwesterly during the day.
Seas
1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Wednesday.

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