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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep trough inland from the west coast moves further east today with a ridge of high pressure to the south. The trough will redevelop near the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 27 February

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly about 20 knots during the afternoon before becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
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 Sunday.

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