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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is developing south of the State, with a high pressure system moving into the Bight on Thursday. A weak cold front will brush the south coast Friday evening and Saturday morning.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 30 March

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 31 March

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 1 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 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 Wednesday.

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