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 23 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A strong ridge of high pressure is moving over the southwest of the State and will extend east into the Bight over the next few days. A broad trough will develop offshore from the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 24 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 26 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 pm WST Tuesday.

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