Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneHigh Sat 10:25 WST (1.2m)
Low Sat 19:46 WST (0.6m)
High Sun 10:56 WST (1.2m)
Low Sun 20:24 WST (0.7m)
forecast windsSaturday: SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Monday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S 20/25 kts
Westerly around 10 knots, tending northeasterly inshore in the early morning. Winds becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then turning westerly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Sat 04:01 WST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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