Mandurah to Cape Leeuwin Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BunburyLow Thu 17:13 WST (0.4m)
High Thu 23:19 WST (0.7m)
Low Fri 01:24 WST (0.6m)
High Fri 09:22 WST (1.1m)
forecast windsThursday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 35 kts
Saturday: SE 20/30 kts
Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Friday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly 20/30 knots in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Bunbury Geographe and Leeuwin Coasts. Strong Winds for Perth Waters, Perth Coast, Albany, Esperance and Eucla Coasts
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