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

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Forecast issued at 4:09 pm WST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies in the bight and a stationary trough is near the west coast, extending into the southwest corner by Friday and into the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly before dawn then shifting southerly in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 5 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day then turning east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
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 am WST Thursday.

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