Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Winds turning north to northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the late afternoon. Winds shifting southerly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore. Weather: Isolated heavy showers inshore developing in the morning, increasing to rain in the afternoon, easing to scattered showers during the evening. The chance of thunderstorms west of Albany in the afternoon and evening, extending throughout in the afternoon and evening. Outlook Monday: Southerly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots before dawn then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore east of Albany. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Sat 16:02 WST
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.