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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep trough near the west coast moves inland during this evening. A weak cold front will brush the southwest coast during Monday and in its wake a ridge develops. The trough will redevelop near the west coast on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 27 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly for a period during the early morning.
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 am WST Sunday.

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