Central West Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Fri 04:38 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 10:54 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 17:10 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 22:53 EST (3.3m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 35 kts
Saturday: NW 30/40 kts
Sunday: NW 30/40 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly in the late morning then increasing to 25/30 knots early afternoon, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots tending westerly 25/35 knots early in the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 6/7 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.