Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneLow Thu 06:30 WST (0.6m)
High Thu 13:08 WST (0.8m)
Low Thu 16:23 WST (0.7m)
High Thu 22:49 WST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Sunday: S/SE 15/25 kts
South to south easterly 10/15 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 20/30 knots, easing to 15/20 knots for a period during morning then shifting south to southwesterly 20/30 knots again in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 04:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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