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

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Forecast issued at 4:03 pm WST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will develop over Perth on Friday with a weak cold front approaching late in the day.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Friday 3 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly before dawn then turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Saturday 4 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots, tending west to southwesterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Sunday 5 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning south to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.

Monday 6 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.

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 Friday.

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