Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Point Perpendicular. Friday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the middle of the day then tending northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots south of Point Perpendicular in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Point Perpendicular during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/25 knots before dawn. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 16:14 EDT
16:17 EDT A last minute wind change saved a tiny Western Australian community as bushfires ravaged the state's Mid West region on Wednesday.