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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am WST on Saturday 20 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough lies inland from the west coast and will move further east during Saturday. A ridge of high pressure will become established to the south of the State over the weekend and remain near stationary for the next few days.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Perth Local Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 21 December

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Perth Local Waters

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Monday 22 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots late in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly around midday then tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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 pm WST Saturday.

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