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Tides for Exmouth

Low Sat 05:09 WST (0.8m)
High Sat 11:20 WST (2.4m)
Low Sat 18:00 WST (0.3m)
High Sun 00:23 WST (2.2m)

Tides for Onslow

Low Sat 04:42 WST (1.0m)
High Sat 11:43 WST (2.6m)
Low Sat 17:55 WST (0.4m)
High Sun 00:28 WST (2.4m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SW 20 kts
Sunday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Monday: E/NE 20/30 kts

forecast

Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about offshore western waters. Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly before dawn then tending southwesterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Barrow Island in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly 20/30 knots during the morning before easing to 15/25 knots by late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about offshore western waters.

Issued Fri 16:00 WST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, WSW

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