Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneHigh Tue 11:31 WST (1.0m)
Low Tue 20:03 WST (0.8m)
High Wed 05:06 WST (0.9m)
Low Wed 19:21 WST (0.8m)
forecast windsMonday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SW 30 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres. Tuesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 20/25 knots tending south to southeasterly 20/30 knots around dawn and easing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Mon 23:05 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, WSW
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