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 7 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure lies along the west coast with a ridge of high pressure lying to the south of the State. The trough will deepen over the next few days as a new high pressure system develops in the Bight by this evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots by early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 8 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 9 February

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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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