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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 30 March 2020.

Weather Situation

A strengthening ridge of high pressure extends across Perth Waters. The ridge will shift south today as a broad low pressure trough develops inland, lingering into Tuesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots becoming southerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly before dawn then turning south to southwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly during the afternoon then turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 am WST Tuesday.

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