South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, locally reaching up to 25 knots offshore and in the south. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 04:10 EST
16:39 EST The mercury soared in the nation's southwest today with Perth recording its hottest September day on record, however heavy rain and cooler temperatures will arrive on Sunday.