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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 26 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies close to Perth. A weak cold front will reach the area today. The ridge of high pressure will build to the south on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the late afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 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 Tuesday.

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