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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 2 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge lies to the south which strengthens over the weekend bringing a period of fresh to strong winds.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southerly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 3 December

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Perth Local Waters

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and reaching 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 4 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 5 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Saturday.

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