Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneLow Thu 16:41 WST (0.7m)
High Thu 23:49 WST (0.9m)
Low Fri 15:14 WST (0.6m)
High Sat 02:32 WST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: E 10/15 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 20/25 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Easterly 10/15 knots easing below 10 knots by midday and turning southerly around 10 knots in the afternoon. Winds becoming east to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots turning northwesterly 15/20 knots in the late morning then tending westerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the evening.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.