Cape Preston to Northwest Cape Marine Weather Overview
Tides for ExmouthHigh Sat 12:12 WST (2.6m)
Low Sat 18:56 WST (0.4m)
High Sun 01:18 WST (2.2m)
Low Sun 06:45 WST (0.8m)
Tides for OnslowHigh Sat 12:36 WST (2.7m)
Low Sat 18:50 WST (0.5m)
High Sun 01:18 WST (2.4m)
Low Sun 06:21 WST (0.9m)
forecast windsSaturday: NE/SE 20 kts
Sunday: SE/SW 15/20 kts
Monday: SE/SW 15/20 kts
Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in Exmouth Gulf early in the morning. Winds tending northwest to northeasterly in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres about offshore western waters. Outlook Sunday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Monday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Sat 04:01 WST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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