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

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 1 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge lies over southern parts of the State with a weak cold front expected to brush the south coast late Sunday and another during Monday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 2 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 3 May

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Monday.

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